America's Shortest Interstate Railroad: The Believe It or Not Railroad, by Richard L. Schmeling.
$19.95/$17.95 members (paper)
The Ideal Cement Company near Superior owned and operated the Nebraska-Kansas Railroad. Its claim to national fame was for being the shortest interstate railroad.
Historic Railroads of Nebraska, by Michael M. Bartels and James J. Reisdorff.
$21.99/$19.79 members (paper)
Learn about the land, the tracks, building a state, landmarks and events, and the freight train renaissance. An Images of Rail publication.
Nebraska Impressions, photography by Steve Mulligan and Cheryl R. Richter.
$9.95/$8.96 members (paper)
Showcases the natural history and culture of Nebraska, with photographs of the tallgrass prairie, rivers, historic sites, and cultural events.
Nebraska's Post Office Murals: Born of the Depression, Fostered by the New Deal, by L. Robert Puschendorf.
$29.95/$26.95 members (cloth)
Produced in full color and generously illustrated with photographs not only of the murals, but with images of the artists' sketches and working drawings obtained from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art and American Art Museum, the National Archives, and from family collections. Many of these illustrations have never been published. The book is filled with detailed correspondence between the artists and the government officials who administered the program.
The Only State: A History of Public Power in Nebraska, by Don Schaufelberger and Bill Beck.
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Nebraska has the only unicameral legislature, and is the only state in the nation providing electricity that is publicly owned. The story of how public power evolved into a statewide system using nuclear and coal-fired electric power plants, hydroelectric dams, wind turbines, and gas generation facilities.
The Platte: Channels in Time, by Paul A. Johnsgard.
$12.95/$11.65 members (paper)
A look at the past, present, and future of the Platte River.
Pine Ridge Sketches, by Kit Watson.
$20/$18 members (paper)
Beautiful black and white drawings of images found in the Pine Ridge country of northwestern Nebraska are accompanied by short scripts. The drawings include historical, everyday, old, new, thoughtful and humorous images that tell an amazing story of Nebraska.
Train Time in Nebraska: The Post Card Era, by Michael M. Bartels and James J. Reisdorff.
$24.95/$22.45 members (paper)
At the turn of the twentieth century, writing a message on a penny postcard was an American tradition. Picture postcards became an art form sought by collectors then and now. Railroad depots were important to communities and travelers. This book looks back at postcards between 1900 and 1915, the golden era of the railroad station in Nebraska.
The Valentine Railroad Bridge, by Jerry Penry.
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Completed in 1910, the Valentine railroad bridge is a visible landmark in northern Nebraska. The tallest railroad bridge ever built in the state crosses the Niobrara River southeast of Valentine. The American Bridge Company fabricated and framed the railroad bridge.