Listed below are links to pages of historical pictures and information about Omaha, Nebraska.

Douglas County Courthouse
Omaha, Nebraska

from the Vintage Omaha Postcard Collection

Omaha History:
Short History of Early Omaha Romance of Omaha, by Fred Carey
Staff Writer, Omaha Bee-News
from Omaha Bee-News
December 1928 - January 1929
Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Omaha Omaha's First Century, by Walter H. Rowley (Written at the time of Omaha's 1954 Centennial
1948 Checker Cab - Guide to Omaha (46MB .pdf)

Pictures from Omaha's Past:
Historic Omaha Pictures Vintage Omaha Postcard Collection
Omaha From the Air - 1947 aerial photographs Union Pacific Railroad Historical Museum
Construction of Interstate 80

Omaha Historic Places:
Historic Sites in Omaha Omaha's Memorial Park Omaha's Park and Boulevard System
Mormon Pioneer Cemetery Union Pacific Shops Historic Omaha Church Buildings
General John O'Neill Gravesite Memorial Sears Building in Transition Fort Omaha
Dedication and Construction of Mormon Pioneer Memorial Bridge Ak-Sar-Ben Racetrack and Coliseum A Look Inside the Historic Florence Mill
Victory '95 World War II Memorial Bostwick-Frohardt Photo Collection Examples Omaha Area High Schools

Noted Omaha Historic Places:
State Historic Markers in Omaha National Register of Historic Places - Omaha Sites
The Gateway City Trail

Historic Omaha Events:
Omaha's Riot - 1919 Easter Sunday 1913 Tornado Trans-Mississippi Exposition - 1898
2002 Olympic Torch Relay Golden Spike Days, 1939

Growing Omaha:
Construction of the Tower at First National Center Construction of Convention Center/Arena
Grand Opening Ceremonies for Omaha World-Herald Freedom Center Live Webcam on construction of new Union Pacific Headquarters

 

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