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The Ames Brothers Pyramid, also known as the Ames Monument, was built around the 1880s as a roadside attraction for Union Pacific train passengers. It was named after the Ames brothers, Oliver and Oakes, who became prominent figures in the company in the mid 1800s. They were notable personalities as they succeeded in building a transcontinental railroad, which was seen as an impossible mission in their time. It was too big and expensive, so no one was really willing to do it.

However, despite the success of the Ames brothers, they still faced fraud charges. This has tarnished the reputation of the Union Pacific company, so they have decided to create a memorial (as the two men died soon after the fraud charges were made public) in the form of the Ames Brothers Pyramid.

The Ames Brothers Pyramid stands 60 feet tall.
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