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Big Springs
Big Springs

Heading west from Ogallala on I-80, you’ll come to Big Springs. Heading west from Ogallala on I-80, you’ll come to Big Springs. The first and largest robbery of a Union Pacific train happened here in 1877. Texas outlaw Sam Bass and five companions made off with $60,000 in gold and curren

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Waterman Sod House
Waterman Sod House

Pioneers Built and Lived In Sod Houses Western Nebraska is sod house country. The Waterman Sod House is among the last of the old-time sod houses still standing. It is five miles north of Big Springs on Day Road. For more information, contact the Big Springs Chamber of Commerce at (308) 889-3

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Phelps Hotel
Phelps Hotel

Historic Phelps Hotel Supported Railroad The Phelps Hotel was built in 1885 to house railroad workers staying in Big Springs between shifts. The hotel is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been renovated. It is open for tours by appointment. (308) 889-3625.  For more

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Eiker Park - Springs & Walking Trails
Eiker Park - Springs & Walking Trails

Hiking Big Springs and the Union Pacific Train Robbery Heading west from Ogallala on I-80, you’ll come to Big Springs. The first and largest robbery of a Union Pacific train happened here in 1877. Texas outlaw Sam Bass and five companions made off with $60,000 in gold and currency. Some say

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Union Pacific Train Robbery
Union Pacific Train Robbery

Rob the Union Pacific Train. Get Shot by Texas Rangers. Heading west from Ogallala on I-80, you’ll come to Big Springs just before the I-76 junction to Julesburg, Colorado The first and largest robbery of a Union Pacific train happened near Big Springs in 1877. Texas outlaw Sam Bass and

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