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Omaha’s History, Part 2

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Aug. 23rd, 2016 – In 1898 the people of Nebraska and the citizens of 23 other states and territories wanted to show the world that the West wasn’t a hick backwater any more. They put together the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha, covering 180 acres with over 4,000 displays. This is a model of […]

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Omaha’s History

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Aug. 23rd, 2016 – The next section of the museum dealt with the people of Nebraska, the pioneers, settlers, Indians and their history. A real stagecoach! The also had a featured traveling presentation about shipwrecks. I got a kick out of finding some of Mel Fisher’s treasure from the Atocha. I knew Mel when I […]

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Omaha’s Historic Train Collection

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August 23rd, 2016 – Downstairs at the restored Union Station is a museum, split into several segments. First off are some historic railroad locomotives and cars.   Larra in an Omaha streetcar very similar to the one her father drove in Vancouver. A WW2-era troop transport A Pullman bar and smoking car. Tom, the docent, […]

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Omaha’s Art Deco Train Station

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August 23, 2016 – Jim: I’m a fan of railroads, railroad stations, and art deco. The railroad part dates back to my grandfather being a baggage handler for Railway Express Agency at Union Station, Detroit, Michigan, and from taking a number of cross-country railroad trips when I was a kid, back in the 50’s. My […]

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Omaha, Nebraska

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Aug. 23, 2016 – As we drove North along the Missouri River through Iowa, I learned that Larra had never been to Nebraska. What better excuse to take a break than to cut across the river and see the sights in Omaha – if there are any? So we headed West at Council Bluffs, and […]

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