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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

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In 1993 this 100-foot wall mural depicting a typical Victorian street and business logos from early Superior, was designed and painted by Anne Beeson, an art teacher at the Clarkson Public Schools. It incorporates features of 15 historic buildings in the town.

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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...