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A History of the Mormon Bridge in North Omaha

Built on the rock bottom of the Missouri River, dreams of today’s Mormon Bridge go back to 1846. This article explores the history of the bridge, the ferries, the politics and more.

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19th century 20th century 21st century Belt Line Black people civic infrastructure Demolished buildings Demolished buildings economics historic preservation neighborhoods Segregation Shacks and shanties

A History of the Plum Nelly Area in North Omaha

The Plum Nelly area is a once secret neighborhood that’s become a lost neighborhood located in North Omaha.

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A History of the Ponca Road

This is a history of North Omaha’s Ponca Road, providing an important lifeline in the Ponca Hills for more than a century!

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18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century architecture business civic infrastructure Cuming Street Demolished buildings economics ethnic groups Food History of Nebraska industry Lost history Military Missouri River Near North Side neighborhoods North 16th Street Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics Railroads real estate Segregation society transportation

A History of Omaha’s North Downtown

This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.

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18th century 19th century 20th century 21st century Belt Line Railway civic infrastructure East Omaha government Lost history neighborhoods Pioneer era Railroads transportation

A History of the North Omaha Bottoms

This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!

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19th century 20th century Belt Line Railway economics History of Nebraska industry transportation

A History of Vehicles Made in North Omaha

Several car makers began in North Omaha, and this is their story. Stroud, Douglas and the Omaha Motor Company all called the community home. Find out why…

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A History of Railroads in North Omaha

Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.