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Powerful railroad locomotives were no match against repeat blizzards in 1948 and 1949. - NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Winter of 1948-1949

Nebraska's worst winter ever. Recollections pile up 70 years after the epic winter of 1948-1949
MORE ABOUT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

More about the Transcontinental Railroad

Union Pacific unites Nebraska and nation.
IF THE BOOT FITS

If The Boot Fits

Folklore explains the worn cowboy boots seen on Nebraska’s roadsides.
Dobby's Frontier Town

Dobby's Frontier Town

Dobby Lee built a frontier town and a lifetime of stories, and now his friends keep both alive
NORTH PLATTE CANTEEN

North Platte Canteen

Throughout World War II, thousands of Nebraska women greeted the troops in North Platte with songs,…
Modern Day Memories at Fort Atkinson

Modern Day Memories at Fort Atkinson

Our 10-page feature, “Modern Day Memories at Fort Atkinson,” includes Dean Slader and his…
COOL CAVES

Cool Caves

A rarely seen world exists beneath the Nebraska prairie. Whether for utility, security, shelter or…
TOWN STORY: KEARNEY

Town Story: Kearney

Even in the dead of a prairie winter, it’s still warm and toasty in one of Nebraska’s liveliest…
MEMORIES OF PEONY PARK

Memories of Peony Park

Once upon a time, Omaha’s iconic playland had thrilling rides, sandy beaches and music from…
Town Story: Long Pine

Town Story: Long Pine

Pining for 'Hidden Paradise'? Long Pine has got you covered. Tucked away between crystal-clear…
NEBRASKAN DIRECTOR - ALEXANDER PAYNE

Nebraskan Director - Alexander Payne

Omaha native Alexander Payne is known for his quirky, dark, and humorous directing style, as seen…
Pitzer Ranch Fall Horse Sale

Pitzer Ranch Fall Horse Sale

Pitzer Ranch's Fall Horse Sale draws equine buyers and admirers from around the world to the…
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