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A History of the U.S. Brush Company

This is a history of the U.S. Brush Company factory once located in North Omaha.

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A History of the Omaha Motor Car Company in North Omaha

When the automobile industry was just getting started, every major city in the United States had at least one manufacturer. In Omaha, there were several including the Ottomobile, Ford trucks, and the Omaha Car, which lasted for just over a year between 1912 and 1913. This is a history of the Omaha Motor Car Company […]

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A History of Murphy, Wasey and Company Factory in North Omaha

In 1890, a major Detroit-based chair manufacturer called Murphy, Wasey and Company arrived in a big way in North Omaha. Located at 3167-77 Spaulding Street along what was then called North 32nd (aka John A. Creighton Boulevard) and the Belt Line Railway, the company built a large factory and employed a hundred people. It was […]

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A History of the Machinery and Electricity Building in North Omaha

This is a history of the Manufactures Building at the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century Architects architecture Buildings Expo grounds History of Nebraska industry Manufacturing

A History of the Manufactures Building in North Omaha

This is a history of the Manufactures Building at the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.