is the number one resource on what to see and do in Silver Rails Country. Visit the website for more information and links on over forty tourist attractions, restaurants, seasonal events, and other fun things to do near the Depot Inn & Suites in La Plata in Northeast Missouri.
The Depot Inn & Suites The Depot Inn & Suites, themed after an 1800's Railroad Depot, is landscaped with many railroad-related antiques including luggage carts, a handcar, and a motor car. The hotel is located on Highway 63 at La Plata, Missouri, on the historic Wabash Line property in the heart of Silver Rails Country. Silver Rails Wine Country features the wineries of the Silver Rails Country region as well as tasting rooms, restaurants, and other locations that feature the wines of the region. Join us for 'A Tastes of Silver Rails Wine Country' evenings in the lounge at the Depot Inn & Suites!
Chris Guenzler Millionth Mile Lookout Point The Chris Guenzler Millionth Mile Lookout Point is an enclosed and heated structure near the Depot Inn & Suites in Silver Rails Country, featuring large windows and seating for year round viewing of trains along the BNSF mainline. Free WiFi and electric outlets are also available.
Silver Rails Gallery Silver Rails Gallery is a permanent space in Silver Rails Country in La Plata, Missouri which displays significant works of art in the canon of railroad artistry. Established in 2010, Silver Rails Gallery will feature paintings, photographs, three-dimensional works, poetry, literature, artifacts, multimedia works, and more.
Silver Rails Shop At you wll find one of a kind photography and artwork for your home or office. In this online store you will also find railroad related gifts, books, DVD's and CD's. Want a custom item? Please contact us for pricing and availability.
American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation is the home of the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation's website. The APRHF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to establish, expand, and maintain an educational exhibition in Silver Rails Country in La Plata, Missouri, featuring the history of passenger rail in America.
Exhibition of Amtrak History The Exhibition of Amtrak History is located right next to the Depot Inn & Suites in an ex-Amtrak Mail Handling Car (MHC). It houses the complete collection of the Amtrak Historical Society and many other items acquired via and donations. is the home of many live RailCams throughout the United States. Featuring cameras in Silver Rails Country in La Plata, San Juan Capistrano, and with other locations coming soon, you're welcome to peruse our classic RailCam highlights or look for a live train passing.
Lets Talk Trains is a Radio Talk Show all about railroads broadcast live every Saturday at 10am PT / Noon CT. Archived shows are available online as well as via iTunes Podcast.
TrainWeb is a comprehensive source for railroad information including rail travel, model railroading, rail history, railfanning, and other aspects of the rail industry, including an extensive collection of railroad photos and rail travelogues.
Train Party is your best source for kids train themed birthday party supplies, favors, toys & gifts including a great selection of Thomas the Tank Engine & other train theme partyware, games, puzzles, balloons, pinatas, invitations, engineer costumes, conductor hats, childrens railroad books.
Silver Rails Event Center The Silver Rails Event Center, a rail themed banquet facility for your weddings, receptions, meetings, conferences and trade shows seating up to 530 people (or 800 with auditorium seating) located near the Depot Inn & Suites in the heart of Silver Rails Country in La Plata, Missouri. Silver Rails Village is a retirement community in La Plata, Missouri, in the heart of Silver Rails Country, for train enthusiasts (and anyone else that would like to retire to a railroad themed community!). is the web 2.0 destination for train enthusiasts and railroaders! Join our community to access forums, photo galleries, and create your own personal blog. All of our features are free! Register to get started. Silver Rails: The Gold Standard in Railroading! Contract Programing, Engineering, Technical & Payroll Services. We wish to thank MIDCOM Corporation through which ALL of the above ventures would not have been possible without their continued financial and moral support.