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This railway car holds some of the railroad items from the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Slaughter. The rest of the collection can be seen in the main museum. The collection was given by Eveline Slaughter, wife of Eugene, of York, Nebraska. Mr. & Mrs. Slaughter worked at the Santa Fe & Burlington Railroad depot in Superior, NE. They have made a nice collection of train mementos for you to enjoy.


Admission: ADMISSION: Freewill Donations
Hours: Summer hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Sunday and Monday, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Winter Hours: Monday, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Special Openings Welcome
Address: 612 East 6th St. (1 block east of Hwy 14 on 6th)
Phone: 402-879-4144

Come visit us in Superior, Nebraska

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Superior City Park

The City Park, on Highway 14 in the middle of town, was donated by the planner of East Superior, Austin Collette and William Loudon in 1880. The park contains a Chinese cannon which was brought from China by Lady Vestey. The park also has a memorial statue in tribute to our veterans.

Superior, NE Recreation

The Vestey Center

The Vestey Center was built in 1929 in the art deco style. The hotel was originally named "The Nebraskan" (a joining of the names Nebraska and Kansas)

Superior, NE Historic Hotels

One-room Schoolhouse

Now, nearly extinct as an educational institution, this one room school, built in 1884, stands proudly on the museum grounds - a monument to the importance the prairie pioneer placed on educating their young. Many a rural student was provided eight years of "readin','ritin', and 'rithmetic"

Superior, NE Historic Schoolhouses

Log Cabin - Home - Post Office

Superior's original building, a log cabin, was built by William Louden and several of his friends in 1872. The building served as a home, post office and trading post. As acting postmaster, Louden (paid $1 per month for his efforts) established "daily service,"

Superior, NE Museums

Evelene Brodstone - Lady Vestey, 1875-1941

From a samll farmhouse on the outskirts of pioneer Superior to a luxurious castle on a 30-acre estate within the London city limits.

From $12 a week as a stenographer to the highest salary paid to a woman in her day, comparable to $10 million in today's world.

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Caboose

This railway car holds some of the railroad items from the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Slaughter. The rest of the collec...