Category Archives: Nebraska

Nebraska celebrates Lincoln Highway centennial with book

In honor of the Lincoln Highway’s centennial, Mike Konz, the managing editor of the Kearney Hub, has written a book called The Lincoln Highway: Nebraska‚Äôs Longest Main Street Celebrates 100 Years. You can find out more information, including where to … Continue reading

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Educating students about the Lincoln Highway

Ronnie O’Brien, Nebraska state director of the LHA and Director of Cultural Education at the Great Platte River Road Archway, is traveling across Nebraska to bring the Lincoln Highway to life to students throughout the state. Exploring The Lincoln Highway, … Continue reading

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Lincoln Highway centennial named Top 100 event in 2013

The American Bus Association, a trade association of motorcoach operators and tour companies in the U.S. and Canada, has named next year’s Lincoln Highway centennial as one of its Top 100 events of 2013 in North America. Local Celebration Named … Continue reading

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Steam locomotive along the Lincoln Highway

Here is a great video of a historic Union Pacific steam locomotive traveling along the Lincoln Highway in Nebraska, via the Lincoln Highway Nebraska Scenic and Historic Byway.

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7/29: Lincoln Highway Festival in Shelton, NE

Shelton, Nebraska will hold its 15th annual Lincoln Highway Festival and Car Show tomorrow, July 29. Shelton prepping for Lincoln Highway Festival, The Grand Island (Neb.) Independent, July 26, 2012 Lincoln Highway Festival brings classic cars to Shelton, Jessica Kokesh, … Continue reading

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Renovation started on gas station in Sutherland, NE

A 1930s-era gas station along US 30 in Sutherland, Nebraska is being restored. Closed for decades, restorers aim to re-open it in time for the Lincoln Highway’s centennial next year. Gas station renovation underway at Sutherland, George Lauby, North Platte … Continue reading

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Historic car wash could be affected by viaduct project in Fremont, NE

The 23rd Street Viaduct project in Fremont, Nebraska would raise West 23rd Street (near an original Lincoln Highway alignment) over BNSF railroad tracks. An environmental assessment has determined that several historic properties would be affected by the viaduct, including a … Continue reading

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More on Nebraska’s preparations for Lincoln Highway centennial

Another story on preparations across Nebraska for the centennial of the Lincoln Highway: Towns getting ready for Lincoln Highway’s 100th, World-Herald News Service, Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald, February 2, 2012

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Sprucing up the Lincoln Highway in Nebraska

As the Lincoln Highway prepares to celebrate its centennial in Kearney, Nebraska next year, residents across the state are starting projects to beautify the highway. Residents Asked to Beautify Historic Highway, Luke Simmons, KNOP-TV (North Platte, Nebraska), February 6, 2012

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Nebraska getting ready for Lincoln Highway centennial

Communities along U.S. 30 in Nebraska are working on various projects to prepare for celebrating the Lincoln Highway’s centennial in 2013. Sprucing up National Lincoln Highway for Centennial, North Platte (Neb.) Bulletin, February 3, 2010 (via Lincoln Highway Scenic & … Continue reading

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