RR Days 08 - Omaha, Nebraska

Railroads Days "Cow catcher" Logo July 12-13th - After the Council Bluffs visit, Sat,
  Bruening and I viewed the UP equipment at the
  Durham Museum. Sunday Mother and I visited
  Lauritzen Gardens and the Durham Museum .
Model Railroad Garden Indoor - Kid  Contral Layour  Rail Road Flyer

Durham Museum - There were many railroad related
 displays, activates and Crafts here.
Durham Museum

Union Pacific Maintenance of Way Equipment

   They were display on the tracks behind the Museum

6700 Tamper - Yellow
Its settles the rock ballast and
Provides a level & smooth riding track

Air Force #1 - Red
 An track snow blower.
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Lauritzen Gardens - Beside the addition to the Model Railroad Garden, There
were numerous railroad related activates, displays and layouts in the Visitor center.

Model Railroad Garden - 2nd Grand Opening
   The new Lower Garden and Original Garden was designed by landscape Paul Busse of Kentucky-based
   Applied Imagination. It features buildings and bridges of Omaha made of nature material.

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This update booklet
has information about
the Garden and its
buildings & Rail Lines
Model Railraod Garden Info Booklet
Upper Railroad Garden - See addition photos from 07 Grand Opening and the Week after.
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Three New Lines

  High Bridge Line
  Busse’ Big Line
  Hidden Loop Line
Lower Railroad Garden - below the Boardwalk
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Behind door controls for the Lower Railroad Garden - Cover seating is across from the Bird Sanctuary
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Visitor & Education Center
  During my time in the Visitor & Education Center, I heard a song or two in background from the Union
  Pacific Railroad Chorale performance in the Floral display Hall. I have no photos of them this Year.

  Railroad Stamps & UP China - Community Room

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Four Model Railroad Layouts - Great Hall

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F.M. & L.G. Modular Railroad – A Division of Nebraska-Iowa Railroaders
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  In respect, it
  is similar to the
  2007 Layout
Kid Control Layout
  Omaha Modular Trains    
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TBRT Railroad - is based on T-Track Modular Layouts Their Business Card
At Left:

Printing of the Railroad Garden in the sitting
area between the Floral Hall and Gift Shop

Railroads Days
UP Poster and Lithographs 2006 Model Railraod Garden Grand Opening 2007

Railroads Days 08 - Omaha, Nebraska

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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