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  • Katy Depot Museum 

    100 Paul Carr Drive, Checotah, OK 74426    918-473-6377   
    Located on US 69, North of I-40 @ Hwy. 266 Exit

  • Because the M-K-T built a line south through Indian Territory in 1872, Checotah was born.  That first tiny Depot housed a telegraph office and the town's original Post Office and soon, it became a major shipping point for cattle and agricultural produce.

    This Katy Depot was ............

    • built in 1890
    • last used for passenger service in June, 1965
    • placed on the Oklahoma landmark inventory in 1980
    • and more interesting facts about its Railroad Beginnings can be found in the Museum


    Some of the Depot Exhibits are ..............

    • M-K-T Railroad
    • Cowboys
    • Indians
    • Pioneers
    • Paul Henry Carr Monument (1924-1944)
    • Scale model of USS CARR (FFG-52) (commissioned guided missile frigate)



  • Katy Depot Hours of Operation

    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM  

    Thursday, Friday & Saturday

    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM  Sunday

    The Depot is open from

    mid April through mid December