Waterman Sod House

The Wallace W. and Libby King Waterman sod house, located nine miles north of here on the Day Road, was… Read More


B-24J BOMBER CRASHDuring World War II Nebraska was home to eleven air bases, which filled the sky with… Read More

Phelps Hotel

The Phelps Hotel was built in 1885 by the Edwin A. Phelps family, who were among the first settlers in… Read More

Historic Lodgepole Creek Valley

Here is the valley of Lodgepole Creek through which passed historic trails, telegraph lines, and railroads.… Read More

The Great Platte River Road

Since 1841, Nebraska‚Äôs Platte River Valley has been the historic highway of westward migration. In this… Read More

Julesburg and Fort Sedgwick

Julesburg, Colorado, visible to the southwest, was established as a road ranche, trading post and stage… Read More

Sam Bass and the Big Springs Robbery

The first and greatest robbery of a Union Pacific train took place near here on the night of September… Read More

Big Springs

The history of Big Springs, northeast of here, has been closely associated with the Union Pacific Railroad… Read More