Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Nebraska City

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NEBRASKA CITY, a city and county-seat of Otoe co., Neb.; on the Missouri river and on the Burlington Route and the Missouri Pacific railroads; 60 miles E. by S. of Lincoln. Here are the State Institution for the Blind, a United States government building, public library, St. Bernard's Academy, high school, water-works, street railroad, electric lights, several daily and weekly newspapers, and banks. The city has extensive stock yards, lumber and planing mills, cereal and flour mills, starch factory, foundry, plow factories, a meat-packing plant and brickyards. Pop. (1910) 5,488; (1920) 6,279.