Kyle Railroad Depot & Heritage Center


It is with great sorrow and regret that we inform you of the passing of Ralph Randow, who served as our Train Engineer and delighted hundreds of children who visited the Kyle Depot. He will be forever missed, but not forgotten. Our deepest sympathy and prayers of support are with Trisha, his wife, and his family.

Ralph Randow Ralph Randow


The Kyle Railroad Depot & Heritage Center has been restored and will be open on Sunday afternoons from 1 PM to 5 PM and at other times by special arrangement with a telephone call to 512-262-1188 or email kyledepot@gmail.com for information.

Inside the 1917 building you will find two waiting rooms with period furnishings and a documentary on the founding of Kyle by the International & Great Northern Railroad at a land auction in 1880. The station masters office has been restored and an audio loop with train announcements and station master comments helps create the realistic feel of the station.


Kyle Railroad Depot & Heritage Center      The outside platform of the Kyle Railroad Depot      Inside the Kyle Railroad Depot & Heritage Center

The Station Master's Office at the Kyle Railroad Depot      Step back in time inside the restored Kyle Railroad Depot      The vault inside the restored Kyle Railroad Depot

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