Archive for the 'Crime / Scandal' Category

Lorenzo S. Macomber

This week, we are looking at an early pioneer, Union soldier in the civil war, and survivor, Lorenzo S. Macomber.

Read the rest of this entry »

George Ambrose Austin

Today’s history looks at the early days of the Union Pacific Railroader and a strong Irish-Catholic who led an amazing career working for the Railroad, George Ambrose Austin.

Read the rest of this entry »

Dr. Nicholas McCabe

Have you ever wondered about some of the names on streets or buildings? Well, today we are looking at Dr. Nicholas McCabe and next week, we will look at the history of the McCabe Building at 400-402 North Dewey Street and the McCabe hotel. But let’s start with the man, Dr. Nicholas McCabe.

Read the rest of this entry »

King Fong Cafe

downtown North Platte, Nebraska, the King Fong Café! You may know it or remember it as “Salon Nicholas” or “Stephanie’s” or perhaps even the King Fong Café!  

Read the rest of this entry »