North Platte Canteen

North Platte Canteen

The Apple Seed

Railroad Stories

Episode: Railroad Stories

  • Aug 31, 2016 6:00 am
  • 11:20 mins

The North Platte Canteen was a railroad stop manned by local citizens of North Platte, Nebraska, United Stats that operated from 1941 to 1946. Located along the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad, these local citizens provided refreshments, hospitality, and creature comforts to soldiers traveling during ten- to fifteen-minute stopovers. To learn more about Pippa White visit