Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.
DeBolt, Nebraska shows up on cell phones and social media statuses. Learn why in this article…
The Benson Motor Company operated on present-day Maple Street for more than two decades.
The Omaha Auto Speedway had a short life, but a long impact on racing in the city.
A history of Omaha’s Eppley Airfield from 1925 to present. It has also been called the American Legion Municipal Airport and the Omaha Municipal Airport.
Imagine a time when riding a streetcar was interesting, respected and almost a little glamorous. On the dusty, granite-covered streets of Omaha, that time was during the 1870s and 1880s. That new technology needed fanciful buildings to go along with the times, and the streetcar barn at 2606 North 26th Street in North Omaha was one of those buildings.
Everything begins somewhere. For Omaha’s Carter Lake, it was as a fun-filled day in the water for all kinds of people. Following is the early history of the place. It includes a waterfront boardwalk, hotels, a resort, clubs and an amusement park.