- Florence Depot
address=000 North 30th Street
Omaha Belt Line
The Florence Depot at 9000 North 30th Street in the Florence community of
Omaha, Nebraska. Originally built in 1887 at 28th and Grebe in downtown Florence, the Depot closed in 1966. It was moved to its present location in 1971, and has been used as a historical museum since 1976. [(nd) [http://www.historicflorence.org/Attractions/depot.htm Florence Depot.] Historic Florence Foundation. Retrieved 6/17/07.]
Constructed in 1888 as part of a train line from Omaha to Sioux City, the Florence Depot was used as a commuter station, mail drop off and large cargo such as coal, lumber, stone and ice. [Roberts, K. (2003) [http://www.omaha.com/index.php?u_np=0&u_pg=1462&u_sid=866031 "A stroll around friendly Florence"] . "Omaha World-Herald." 9/23/03. Retrieved 6/18/07.]
History of North Omaha, Nebraska
* [http://www.historicflorence.org/Attractions/depotX.htm Modern photo of Florence Depot]
* [http://necoyote.com/historic/florencedepot.html Florence Depot] . Several photos of the interior and exterior of the Florence Depot Museum.
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