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A Lincoln Highway Radiator Emblem

The Nebraska History Museum recently acquired this radiator emblem which advertises the Lincoln Highway. In 1912, the Lincoln Highway Association formed to create the first transcontinental highway from New York to San Francisco.  In Nebraska, some of the towns it … Continue reading

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Nebraska’s Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bridge

Built in 1928-1929, the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Bridge spanned the Missouri River at Blair, Nebraska, and created the “Lincoln Highway Cut-Off.” Funding from the federal and state governments was not available at the time, so several residents of Blair established … Continue reading

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