Each character describes a hardship faced by homesteaders.
The famous World War II-era steam train will have whistle stops Sunday in Cozad, Kearney, Hastings and Belvidere before arriving in Fairbury to spend the night on its way to Kansas City and other destinations.
As federal authorities demanded bankers seize the assets of Japanese Americans, a Mitchell banker stood firm and refused to do so, saving the livelihood of those farmers and their families.
'Mascotte was a big joke, but it looked good while it lasted.' The village had a factory, railroad depot, hotel, general store, school and about 40 cottages. By 1915, it was all gone.
Sandra Mann set up the barn to tell stories through old farm and ranch tools, horse tack and saddles, family mementos and rediscovered treasures.
Historic landmarks across the state of Nebraska serve as reminders of prehistoric animals that once roamed the land and sea and the great migration of settlers to the West.
The old building used to be part of the World War II-era prisoner of war camp in Scottsbluff. One prisoner was an Italian artist.
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See the Lincoln buildings that have made the National Register of Historic Places for being historically and architecturally significant. Descriptions are from the Nebraska State Historical Society, taken from national register documents.
John Boulware made history in Nebraska, but mysteries surrounding him make it hard to know for sure how much.
A pair of lifelong Husker fans missed the Game of the Century on Nov. 25, 1971, and they have the tickets to prove it.
The cement business helped keep Louisville booming while the rest of Nebraska and much of the nation went bust.
Though largely forgotten, a ferry boat helped give shape to the city of Omaha.
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