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  • All fields: Union Pacific Rail Road, excursion to the 100th meridian, October, 1866.
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    • S. end E. front U.P. Railroad works at Omaha

    • View of the brick buildings of the Union Pacific Railroad works at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows arched windows, gabled roofs, a brick smokestack, warehouse and engine house buildings. Stacks of lumber are nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Laying the rails of U.P.R.R. - two miles a-day

    • Construction workers lay rail over railroad ties on the Union Pacific Railroad in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a supply wagon, men in work clothes and felt hats, and members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, in...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • T.C. Durant, Esq. & heads of depts. U.P.R.R.

    • Thomas C. Durant poses with some of the directors of Union Pacific Railroad departments; they stand beside railroad track and engine "14" in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. The men wear suits with frock coats, overcoats, ties, felt caps, derby...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas C.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (2)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated in zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad switching--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866 October
    • Herndon House, Omaha, N.T.

    • People pose in horse drawn wagons in front of the four-story brick Herndon House hotel in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. People sit outside the "Stage & Express Office." The hotel has a flat roof, center balconies, sills, lintels and columns at...
    • Herndon House (Hotel : Omaha, Neb.)--1860-1870.; Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Hotels--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N.T. from Capitol Hill (1)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden fences, dirt roads and the Missouri River in the distance.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Representatives of the press, with the excursion

    • Journalists with the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian pose in suits, overcoats, caps, wide brimmed hats or top hats; they stand near a canvas tent in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a stove pipe near canvas tents supported...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Journalists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Elkhorn Club on the banks of the Platte

    • Men, women, a girl and a boy, identified as the Elkhorn Club, pose near the Platte River in Nebraska. The women sit and pose in dresses, overcoats, and hats with narrow or no brims. The men wear suits with overcoats, caps, and felt or top hats....
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Clubs--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • N. end W. front U.P.R.R. Works, Omaha

    • Cows graze near Union Pacific Railroad tracks and railroad works buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Multi-story probably brick buildings are near a smokestack.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • View of Omaha, N. T. from Capitol Hill (2)

    • View of brick and frame houses and buildings in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows the brick church and frame steeple of probably the First Congregational Church on 16th (Sixteenth) Street, wooden fences, a dirt road beside commercial...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Churches--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Cities & towns--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Courthouses--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (1)

    • People stand near piles of supplies stored in barrels, wooden crates and burlap sacks, in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows a stagecoach, horse drawn wagons, railroad tracks, a Union Pacific Railroad car, and probably the "Colorado" or the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Landing of the U.P.R.R. Excursts. at Omaha (2)

    • People in horse drawn wagons and buggies are beside Union Pacific Railroad tracks, a railroad car, and the river steamers, the "Denver" and the "Colorado", on the Missouri River in probably Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows United States...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The excursion train going west

    • A man, Union Pacific vice president Thomas C. Durant, wears a cap and sits in tall grass beside the Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars, in Nebraska. Shows stacked wood for fuel behind the engine.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Durant, Thomas Clark, 1820-1885.
    • 1866 October
    • Westward, the monarch capital makes its way

    • Union Pacific Railroad vice president, Thomas C. Durant, in a suit and a narrow brimmed hat, stands on railroad ties during railroad construction near Cozad in Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows shovels near railroad ties set in place, and a wooden...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad tracks--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River opposite Platte City

    • A man with a beard sits on the edge of an overlook above the Platte River opposite what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows a skull with horns on the ground and people seated in a group nearby, members of the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The Platte River and Kinsley's brigade

    • A group of African American (Black) men pose at the edge of the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men are probably servants or dining car attendants for the restaurateur H.M. Kinsley on the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; African Americans--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Platte River (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Engine House & workshops of U.P.R.R. at Omaha

    • View of Union Pacific Railroad locomotives parked inside the arched openings of the brick engine house and workshops of the Union Pacific in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows lumber and railroad ties piled beside railroad tracks.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad shops & yards--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • The Boys that made us comfortable, All Hail

    • Men, workers for the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. They wear beards, suits and bow ties, overcoats, and hats or caps with narrow brims. Shows canvas tents and a stove pipe in the...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Employees--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Laborers--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Head Quarters, Platte City

    • Members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian stand near a canvas tent in what is identified as Platte City in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. George Francis Train is seated on the grass, Mrs. Train and Thomas C. Durant are near a...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tents--Nebraska--Lincoln...
    • 1866 October 25
    • The Directors of the U.P.R.R. at the 100th Mer.

    • Directors of the Union Pacific Railroad pose beside the engine "Idaho," passenger railroad cars, and a painted sign with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. The men wear suits, overcoats, caps or...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Business people--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Gro'p of distin. guests of U.P.R.R. at 100h mer. (2)

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific railroad excursion to the 100th meridian, pose beside Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger cars in Dawson County, Nebraska. They stand beside a painted sign with lettering that reads:...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • The train at the 100h mer. return'g from the West

    • Union Pacific Railroad engine "Idaho" and passenger railroad cars sit beside a painted arch with lettering that reads: "100th Meridian, 247 Miles from Omaha" in Dawson County, Nebraska. Shows a United States flag and a rack of antlers mounted on...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Dawson County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Arches--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Dawson County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Excursts. at Camp No. 1 Columbus, Neb.

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excurions to the 100th meridian, pose in a group near burned fire rings and a tent at a camp site in Columbus (Platte County), Nebraska. The men wear top hats or "wideawake" hats, overcoats and pose with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Columbus (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Tourists--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.; Women--Nebraska--Columbus--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats, top hats or caps; some pose with rifles. The women sit and wear hats and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourist--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October 24
    • Excur. party 275 ms. W. of Omaha

    • Men and women, members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, pose for a group portrait in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The men wear suits and overcoats and caps. The women wear small hats and hoop skirts; one skirt has broad,...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Tourist--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October 24
    • View of Camp No. 2 from Prospect Hill

    • Distant view of Union Pacific Railroad passenger cars beside canvas tents near the Platte River in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. Shows people beside a Pullman car and a United States flag on a flag pole in the camp. The encampment was for...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Camping--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Burnetizing works of the U.P.R.R. at Omaha (1)

    • Workers are beside flat cars stacked with railroad ties at the Union Pacific Railroad Burnetizing works in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Shows wooden buildings, tunnels and men in a rail yard where wooden ties are treated with zinc chloride to...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Facilities--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad ties--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • S. end E. front U.P. railroad works at Omaha

    • View of frame railroad works buildings and the brick engine house of the Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Piles of lumber are stacked near the railroad buildings. Shows a depression in a grassy field.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Camp of Pawnee Indians on the Platte Valley

    • Native American (Pawnee) men are on horseback probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Shows tepees and distant, sparse trees. Men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Mounted Pawnee Warriors

    • Native American (Pawnee) men pose in a row beside a tepee, probably near the Platte River in Nebraska. Some of the men wear feather headdresses for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company.--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Horseback riding--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Tipis--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Commissioners and directors of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men, identified as the commissioners and directors of the Union Pacific Railroad, stand in a row near railroad tracks and pose with a long piece of paper in probably Lincoln County, Nebraska. The Union Pacific Railroad officials wear suits with...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--People--1860-1870.; Lincoln County (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Business men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Generals--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Men--Nebraska--Lincoln County--1860-1870.; Railroad...
    • 1866, October
    • U.P.R.R. works and depot, Omaha

    • A man sits on a grassy hill near railroad tracks and Union Pacific Railroad works buildings and depot at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. An engine is in front of the depot and a freight car is near a horse drawn wagon. Shows frame and brick...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Buildings--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad facilities--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Railroad stations--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.
    • DATE
    • Construction train of the U.P.R.R.

    • Men sit in the grass or stand and pose beside a Union Pacific Railroad construction train and tracks in Nebraska. A horse is beside a flat car piled with rails. Shows probably a telegraph pole nearby.
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Equipment & supplies--1860-1870.; Railroad construction workers--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad construction--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.
    • 1866 October
    • Steamers Denver and Colorado, U.P.R.R.

    • People disembark at Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska, and pose near the steamers "Denver" and "Colorado" on the Missouri River. Shows tall smokestacks on steamboats, and people behind ornate wooden railings on upper and lower story observation...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Missouri River--1860-1870.; Omaha (Neb.)--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Rivers--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.; Steamboats--Nebraska--Omaha--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October
    • Group of Pawnee Warr. & Palace Cars of U.P.R.R.

    • Native American (Pawnee) men, hired for a staged performance for members of the Union Pacific excursion to the 100th meridian, wear headdresses and woven blankets, and stand in front of a Union Pacific Railroad passenger car in Nebraska. Men and...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--Public relations--1860-1870.; Indians of North America--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Pawnee Indians--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroad travel--Nebraska--1860-1870.; Railroads--Nebraska--1860-1870.;...
    • 1866 October

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