The Centropolis World (Banner County) shows the Missouri Pacific Railroad passing through going west in Banner County. Jun, 188 GC.
The most likely will be the Burlington with the line running from Gering through Roubadeau Pass then Pleasant Valley (Hull) and on towards Cheyenne. Dec, 1889 GC.
The Santa Fe Pacific Railroad Co patented Lot 2, Section 3, Township 20N Range 60W on January 4, 1912. The railroad had some grant land in the San Francisco Mountains Forest Reserve in Arizona. The federal government swapped the Arizona land for the Wyoming land.
In 1925 the Union Pacific Railroad along with the Western Public Service Company got the idea of running a spur up Pumpkin Creek and an electric line to service farms irrigated by electricity. A survey was conducted by the railroad of Pumpkin Creek Valley farmers as to the potential business that would be generated. It died so quickly that it never even made it into the Gering Courier.