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ORPHAN TRAIN STOPS IN NEBRASKA

Ashland 7 Dec 1896

Auburn 21 Jun 1898, 8 Dec 1914, 26 Jan 1915

Blue Springs 21 Sep 1915

Burt 22 Oct 1901

Cedar County 27 May 1902

Central City 11 Nov 1902

Columbus 19 Apr 1898

David City 12 Oct 1896

Dewitt 26 Apr 1899

Dorchester 15 Sep 1903

Edgar 29 Sep 1903

Exeter 10 Jun 1902

Fairbury 27 Jun 1916

Fairfield 19 Sep 1899

Falls City 10 Sep 1901, 23 Mar 1915, 23 Jun 1915

Franklin 26 Jun 1913

Fremont 18 Dec

Gannett 14 Jan 1896

Grand Island 17 May 1912

Greenwood 4 Nov 1903

Hebron 9 Jan 1890

Hooper 13 Sep 1899

Louisville 8 Dec 1903

Lyons 11 Mar 1902

Noblesville 14 Apr 1895 (earliest stop)

North Bend 22 Mar 1896

Odell 27 Aug 1901

Omaha 15 Dec 1921 (latest stop)

Randolph 14 Jan 1902

Seward 18 Jun 1901, 25 Jan 1916

Stanton 11 Feb 1902

Superior 23 Oct 1902

Sutton 26 Sep 1902

Stromsburg 20 Sep 1899

Ulyssis 13 May 1899

Valparaiso 20 Jun 1905

Wayne 12 Nov 1901

Wakefield 6 Apr 1902

Wahoo 21 Sep 1896

Weeping Water 30 May 1898

 

Dates from April 4, 1885, Noblesville to December 15, 1921 Omaha. Information obtained from Cass County Museum, Plattsmouth, May 1997; Total of 45 stops in 40 towns over a 36 year period. If the stops made during one year are examined, it will be noted that a portion of the state was covered each time. For example, the train would start in the northeast corner of the state and stop at towns down to the southeast corner. Information gathered by Audrey Smith.

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