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What's Happening

  • September 26: ┬íTodos a Bordo for Community Day!Aug. 21 –

    We are teaming up with Union Pacific's Latino Employee Network (LEN) to offer our first-ever bilingual experience during a special Community Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015, from 1 to 3 p.m.

  • September 26: Museum Day Live!Aug. 21 – While admission is always free at our museum, we are still proud supporters of Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live! event. Museum Day Live! is an annual event that encourages museums across the country to open their doors to anyone presenting a ticket for free.
  • July 11 & 12: Railroad Days 2015 Railroad Days is an annual celebration of all things train and track! For just $15, two adults and all their children receive admission to and transportation between five Omaha and Council Bluffs-area museums. Click on the headline to learn more!
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Visitor's Comments

"This museum has fantastic displays! Love the demonstration of what made America great: hard working American spirit!"

"What a wonderful tribute to those who dedicated their lives to the railroad. My dad would be proud of what you have done here. Thank you!"

- Earlene Durrant, Daughter of Owen. A Durrant

"The interactive exhibits were great!"

- Larry & Deb Thierer, Alma, KS

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Curator's Corner

One semi-famous railroader took time off to play semi-pro and professional baseball. George "Stormy" Kromer was an engineer for the Chicago and Northwestern. Kromer made a habit of wearing his baseball cap while at the controls of his engine, but it just wasn't quite what he needed while on the job.

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