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Flashback Friday: The Great Omaha Train Robbery of 1909

By: David Bristow On a night train heading into Omaha, “two men wearing long coats, slouch hats, and dark-blue polka dot handkerchiefs over their faces suddenly appeared over the tender and jumped down to the engine,” writes Tommy R. Thompson. … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Sam Bass and the Big Springs Robbery

 Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers. If you’d like to see a specific marker featured, send an email to kylie.kinley@nebraska.gov.Location Nebraska 25B, Big Springs, Deuel County, Nebraska; 41.059983, -102.0743 Marker … Continue reading

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