The Burlington Station in the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District near the Old Market
Front view of the Blackstone; 2010
George Francis Train, Omaha promoter and land owner
The Union Pacific Center in Downtown Omaha

Railroads in Omaha, Nebraska, have been integral to the growth and development of the city, the state of Nebraska, the Western United States and the entire United States.

- Railroads in Omaha

Among its amenities the hotel kept a small fleet of Pierce-Arrow limousines for visiting dignitaries who arrived in Omaha by train and its own magazine, The Blackstonian; there were also a ballroom, rooftop gardens and award-winning restaurants.

- Blackstone Hotel (Omaha, Nebraska)
The Burlington Station in the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District near the Old Market

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Omaha, Nebraska

Largest city in the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

Largest city in the U.S. state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County.

Logan Fontenelle, an interpreter for the Omaha Tribe when it ceded the land that became the city of Omaha to the U.S. government
Nebraska Territory, $1 City of Omaha 1857 uniface banknote. The note is signed by Jesse Lowe, in his function as first Mayor of Omaha City. It was issued as scrip in 1857 to help fund the erection of the Territorial capitol building.
The Hotel Fontenelle, formerly in downtown Omaha.
Kiewit Tower, the location of Berkshire Hathaway's corporate offices
One First National Center has been the tallest building in Omaha since 2002.
Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge
Downtown - lime, Midtown - blue-gray, North - red, South - pink, West - lavender
View from above West Omaha
The Joslyn Castle is home to a nonprofit environmental organization.
The Saint Cecilia Cathedral against an Omaha summer sunset.
Map of racial distribution in Omaha, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
View of 24th and Lake Streets in North Omaha, site of many notable events in Omaha's African Americans community
The Old Market in Downtown Omaha is one of the city's premier destinations.
Office buildings in downtown Omaha
Joslyn Art Museum
Desert Dome at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
CHI Health Center
TD Ameritrade Park Omaha
The City Building in Downtown Omaha
The historic Omaha Star building along North 24th Street, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
First National Bank Tower in Downtown Omaha is the tallest building in the state.
Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge toll booth in 1938
Interstate 480 leaving Omaha
Omaha's Eppley Airfield in East Omaha

Throughout the rest of the 19th century, the transportation and jobbing sectors were important in the city, along with its railroads and breweries.

Notable modern Omaha inventions include the following: the "pink hair curler" created at Omaha's Tip-Top Products; Butter Brickle Ice Cream, and the Reuben sandwich, conceived by a chef at the then–Blackstone Hotel on 36th and Farnam Streets; cake mix, developed by Duncan Hines, then a division of Omaha's Nebraska Consolidated Mills, the forerunner to today's ConAgra Foods; center-pivot irrigation by the Omaha company now known as Valmont Corporation; Raisin Bran, developed by Omaha's Skinner Macaroni Co.; the first ski lift in the U.S., in 1936, by Omaha's Union Pacific Corp.; the Top 40 radio format, pioneered by Todd Storz, scion of Omaha's Storz Brewing Co.