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Exhibits

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Amercia Travels by Rail

Features a range of multimedia, including mural size photographs of UP ticket offices and celebrities traveling by rail; video, with footage including black-and-white and color films of the dedication of the Golden Spike in 1939; and detailed cutaways of coach, lounge and dining rail cars.

The Lincoln Collection

The collection memorializes and celebrates the life of Lincoln, who – upon signing the Pacific Railway Act – became Union Pacific's founding father, forever connecting and uniting the nation.

Building America

Since opening in the Carnegie Library in Council Bluffs in 2003, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum's first floor has been dedicated to sharing the experience of building the Transcontinental Railroad. The new exhibit takes the telling of this story to an entirely new level. With a new immersive design and cutting-edge technology, visitors will be transported to the 1860s as they learn about frontier life, the monumental work needed for constructing the railroad and the communities that were created along its route.

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