Nebraska

Art Farm is a sculptural and architectural curiosity/wonder and artist residence program site deep in the fields of Nebraska. Run by Ed Dadey, who is piling barns on top of one another to make the main building at the site that much bigger and more...

The largest railway yard in the world, where more than half of Union Pacific's rail traffic passes through at some point. Throughout the 200 parallel tracks at the 8 mile long yard, trains are assembled, reconfigured, and loaded at a rate of around 120 trains...

A replica of Stonehenge made out of three dozen cars, all spray-painted gray. Situated in an empty field in western Nebraska, the monument was built during a family reunion in 1987.

ConAgra Foods is one of the largest food products, agriculture and feed companies in the world, and is headquartered in Omaha. It is the nations leading restaurant food supplier, and the second largest grocery store supplier. The company employs 80,000 people...

Harold Warp, a plastics tycoon, bought his whole home town and turned it into a tourist attraction. Amongst other things it has the world's largest collection of restored farm tractors. A restaurant, motel, and campground are also to be found there.

The dispatching center, called "the Bunker" by some, is Union Pacific's rail traffic control headquarters, where the movement of over 850 trains and nearly 23,000 miles of track all across the country is controlled and monitored. It was built in a former...

Museum located on a steam-powered river boat, which displays information on transportation and on the Missouri river.

Offutt was at the center of much of the Cold War, as headquarters of the Strategic Air Command, responsible for the nation's entire fleet of nuclear bombers, and then Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles, until SAC was deactivated in 1992. Still a major and...

The stockyards at Omaha closed in 1999, and are now a labarynth of collapsing corrals and pens. In the 1960's this was the largest livestock center in the world, filled with thousands of animals on trading days, and surrounded by meatpacking plants. It...

The museum for the Strategic Air Command opened in 1998, and is one of the largest military museums in the world. The original museum, conceived by SAC commander and Pentagon-builder General Curtis LeMay, opened in 1959, on the grounds of the SAC headquarters...

A history museum, photograph collection and research facility, located in the old Union Station in town, with lots of trains and largely supported by Union Pacific Company, which has its headquarters in Omaha. Now called the Durham Museum.