9 Amazing Train Museums In Nebraska Everyone Must Visit
By Delana Lefevers|Published April 25, 2016
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
Railroads played an essential part in Nebraska’s past. Many of the small towns sprinkled throughout the state only sprang up because the railroad was coming through the area. Other towns were established before railroad tracks were laid but actually moved – yes, entire towns moved – just to be nearer the tracks. Because of this significance to our history, there are lots of places in Nebraska to learn about trains and railroads.
The role of railroads in Nebraska has changed significantly over the years, but they continue to be an important part of our commerce and our heritage. Visiting these museums is like stepping back in time to when the rails were essential to the state’s success.
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