Archive for the 'Transportation' Category

Lorenzo S. Macomber

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

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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.

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Transportation Impact: Lincoln Highway Postcards Across Nebraska

This post contains Lincoln Highway/Highway 30 postcards from across the state of Nebraska (east to west)! This would be a great summer trip to take–see what buildings are still there, discover Nebraska!

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Transportation Impact: Lincoln Highway Auto Courts

This week, we look at the development of “auto courts” in North Platte along the Lincoln Highway and one unique Nebraskan automotive family, popular in the 1930’s-1950’s. I am guessing this is the one article that many readers have been looking forward to!

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Transportation Impact: Lincoln Highway Comes to North Platte

Last Friday, we looked at the history behind the establishment of the Lincoln Highway/Highway 30. This week, we look at how Highway 30 coming through North Platte affected our community and county.  Next week we will look at the development of “auto courts” in North Platte along the Lincoln Highway and one unique Nebraskan automotive family, popular in the 1930’s-1940’s.

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