North Platte, NE Photos

North Platte, Nebraska formed as a settlement around Fort McPherson on the Platte River and the Oregon Trail which followed it. After the Union Pacific railroad connected the nation along the old Oregon trail trajectory, the town became the largest rail sorting yards in America.

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Lincoln County Courthouse & Sioux Lookout statue. North Platte, NE.Sioux Lookout statue on heights where natives used to watch Americans moving west. North Platte, NE.Pawnee Hotel [aka Hotel Yancey]. North Platte, NE.Pawnee Hotel facade. North Platte, NE.
Lincoln County Courthouse (1921) & Sioux Lookout statue. North Platte, NE. Style: Beaux Arts.Sioux Lookout statue on heights where natives used to watch Americans moving west. North Platte, NE.Pawnee Hotel [aka Hotel Yancey] (1929) (221 E. 5th). North Platte, NE. Style: Georgian Revival. Architect: Frederick A. Henninger. On National Register.Pawnee Hotel facade. North Platte, NE.
Fox Theater. North Platte, NE.Fox Theater against North Platte grain elevators. North Platte, NE.

Fox Theater (1929) (301 E. 5th). North Platte, NE. Architect: Frederick A. Henninger. On National Register.Fox Theater against North Platte grain elevators. North Platte, NE.


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