Christmas Tree

2010 The Christmas tree at the Durham Museum in Omaha, NE is a traditional favorite. The tradition started in the early 1930's when Union Pacific set up a tree in their railroad terminal. This year's tree stands over 45' tall. Now, that's a Christmas Tree! Thought for the Day: A love of tradition has never … Continue reading Christmas Tree

So What?

This is a "So What?!" shot; a fallen tree with a boring railroad bridge in the background.  Well, whoopee-to-do.  Not so fast, my friends. From a distance, this looks like any other railroad bridge crossing the Platte River, known to be a mile wide and a foot deep.  At one time it was the Missouri … Continue reading So What?