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Fort Collins Thing: Annie the Railroad Dog

Editor’s Note: This post was originally on FortCollinsNouns

If you’ve been here:


You might have seen this:


Let’s take a closer look at what the plaque says…


But did you know that if you went here:


You would find this if you looked for it:


That is Annie’s grave. She is still resting at what is now the Downtown Transit Center in Fort Collins.

Raise your hand if you knew Fort Collins had a tiny pet cemetery at its main bus station. Read more about it here.

5 comments to Annie the Railroad Dog

  • Thank you so much for including Annie on your site. We are gearing up for our 12th annual Annie Walk and Pet fest on August 22, 2009. Can we link to this from our Facebook page?

  • KarL Rinne

    Sad what’s become of the grave I stumbled upon by accident while doing community service at Recycle Something. It was a dogs grave in the middle of a vacant lot at the time. I wish it still was.

  • Ron Hamblin

    This is grand. My dog, also a mutt, looking very much like Annie came to me needing a home. She also needs to greet everyone first. I am also a retired railroader.

  • Tory

    Where exactly is the grave located at the transit center?

  • Tory

    Where exactly is the grave in relation to the transit center? I’ve been there several times but have never seen the grave site.

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