The Golden Link

The Golden Link embedded in Interstate 80 just north of here commemorates completion of the final portion… Read More

Fort Sidney

Sidney Barracks, when established in 1867, was a temporary camp with one permanent structure, a blockhouse… Read More

Discovery Oil Well-Marathon Oil Company

On August 9, 1949, the first successful oil well in western Nebraska came in for 225 barrels of oil per… Read More

Sidney-Black Hills Trail

Gold was discovered in the Black Hills in August, 1874. By the spring of 1876, the Army had stopped enforcing… Read More

Cheyenne County

Cheyenne County was organized in 1870 from lands ceded by the Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Dakota Sioux Indians.… Read More

Geology

Exposed on these slopes are two Tertiary age sedimentary rock formations, the Brule and the Ogallala.… Read More

Sioux Army Depot

Sioux Army Depot was established on 23 March 1942 as Sioux Ordnance Depot. It was the only U.S. Army… Read More

Sidney-Cheyenne County

In 1867 an Army tent camp was established near here to provide protection for Union Pacific Railroad… Read More

Lodgepole and the Union Pacific Railroad

The history of Lodgepole has been closely associated with railroad development and overland travel in… Read More