Trek to Burwell

Friday August 24th, 2012 - Today, Mike Bruening and I, drive to Burwell with stops
 at the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art in David City, Happy Jack Chalk Mine near
 Scotia and photographed various courthouses, War Memorial and Murals in route.
 That evening was had a home cooked meal at Hugh & Brenda Holmquist's Home.
Trek Home - The Columbus Quincentenary Bellower Town of Burwell - Railroad Tunetable Omaha Burwell Map Coming

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West on NE 92 Northwest to... Burwell
Train Station at Divid City
David City
Pork County Courthouse @ Osceola
Osceola
Mural Next to Central City Cornerstone Bank
Center City
Veterans Memorial at the Howard County Courthouse
St Paul
Happy Jack Chalk Mine
Chalk Mine
North Loup River view from Happy Jack Peak
& Peak
Valley County Courthouse in Ord
Ord
Hugh & Brenda Holmquist
Dinner
Mike with Hugh & Brenda at Burwell Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Holmquist Living Room
Home


West on NE 92 - From Omaha to St. Paul


Wahoo
  After visiting the new Lake Wanahoo, the “Topedo” War Memorial at the Sanuders County Courthouse get my attention.

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Fishing pier on East side of Lake    

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Courthouse the “Topedo War Memorial USS Wahoo"



David City
  Visiting two small museums and a walk around the train station downtown is worth the short dive off the Nebraska 92.

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American
Legion
Museum
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Sign on 92 Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art (Portrays Farm work) Courthouse

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Train Station... ... is the Hulter County Museum Downtown


Osceola
  Beside the beautiful Historical Pork County Courthouse, the town square has one of the remaining freestanding Phone booth.

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South Door
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Phone booth
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Historical Marker
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North Door
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Central city
  An side trip off Nebraska 92, on US 30, following the UP track and Platte River yields
  an Historical law Office & Mural of Early Central City, Nebraska.

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The Platte River
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Law Office
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Mural next to...
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... Cornerstone Bank


St Paul
  This town, the Nebraska Historic Baseball Capital, has two great murals (St Paul Batting 1000 & 
  Coachman Corner Garage), a large Veterans Memorial at the Howard County Courthouse.

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Middle Loup River Batting 1000 ... ... and Coachman Corner Garage Murals

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Howard County
Historical Village
 
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Northwest to Burwell thru the Sandhills - US 281 & NE 22 to Scotia, Than NE 11 to Burwell.


Happy Jack Chalk Mine ...
  Late afternoon, Mike Bruening and I took a guide tour of the only underground mine open to public in Nebraska.
  It is on Nebraska 11, just across the North Loup River west of Scotia, Nebraska.

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The Sandills ...
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.. Nebraska 22
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Entrance & Guide
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Wall just side
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bat Overhead
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tool of the Trade
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Haunted House Car
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... & Peak
  After the underground tour, Mike & I climbed the Happy Jack Peak, just above the Mine, for a great view of the North Loup River
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Up the Steps ... .. & climb the Hill for acommanding viewtoward the east
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path down
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Chalk Mine


Ord
  We took a moment to enjoy the Beauty of the Valley County Courthouse. It was time to head to Burwell for Home cook Dinner.

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Evening in Burwell - where


 We arrived at my friend's home at 6:30pm. Home cook meal was waiting for us. After dinner, Hugh make a house call, he
 is the town doctor. Mike and I picked up baseball caps at the  Burwell Pharmacy. The evening ended with town of Burwell
 and late night conversation in family room.

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Hugh & Brenda
Holmquist
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Hugh & Brenda
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 late night conversation in family room.
Hugh Share family photo with Mike Bruening


Burwell Weekend Trip 2012 - Trek to Burwell

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