Art Deco Architecture

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Omaha Union Station, Omaha, NebraskaImage from Roadside Architecture: Art Deco Train Stations
The museum includes brass figures and other ornaments replicating how things were back in the station’s heyday - like these soldiers.
From the site:
Omaha’s Union Station  was built in 1931 and operated until  1971.  The building was restored  in 1996 and now serves as the Durham  Western Heritage Museum.  The  building is listed on the National  Register of Historical Places.  For  more, see these websites:  1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Omaha Union Station, Omaha, Nebraska
Image from Roadside Architecture: Art Deco Train Stations

The museum includes brass figures and other ornaments replicating how things were back in the station’s heyday - like these soldiers.

From the site:

Omaha’s Union Station was built in 1931 and operated until 1971. The building was restored in 1996 and now serves as the Durham Western Heritage Museum. The building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

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    Took field trips here every year in elementary school.
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    Part of my childhood.
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    I miss Nebraska
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    Definitely go during Christmas to see the humungous tree they get!
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    one of the coolest places in Omaha - in my opinion. definitely check out the soda fountain. (I used to be a soda jerk...
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