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Nebraska City in Otoe County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Steam Wagon

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
1. Steam Wagon Marker
Inscription.  
Invented and owned by
Joseph R. Brown of Minnesota
Manufactured by
John A. Reed of New York
Landed at Nebraska City
from Steamer West Wind
July 12 - 1862
Started for Denver, self-propelled
July 22 - 1862
Disabled and abandoned seven miles out.

 
Erected 1914.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 40° 40.216′ N, 95° 51.138′ W. Marker is in Nebraska City, Nebraska, in Otoe County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and the railroad tracks, on the left when traveling south on 6th Street. Monument is adjacent to the former railroad depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 South 6th Street, Nebraska City NE 68410, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Masons of Nebraska Territory (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church Original 1855 Wall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mother Church of Methodism in Nebraska (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mother Church of Nebraska Methodism
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
2. Steam Wagon Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Nebraska City Volunteer Fire Dept. (approx. 0.7 miles away); This ELI Windmill (approx. ¾ mile away); Mayhew Cabin, 1855 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mayhew Cabin and the Underground Railroad (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nebraska City.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2013
3. Steam Wagon Marker
Looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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