On July 14-15, six groups come together in Omaha to celebrate Union Pacificís sesquicentennial and explore this regionís rich railroad heritage at Railroad Days 2012.
At the celebration, each participating venue will offer a variety of family-friendly activities in addition to the venuesí ongoing programs and exhibits.
The Lauritzen Gardens, the Union Pacific Railroad Museum, The Durham Museum, Joslyn Art Museum, the RailsWest Railroad Museum, and the Historic General Dodge House are working together to have the celebration.
President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act 150 years ago, establishing the Union Pacific Railway Company and connecting the nation.
A $15 family pass allows admission to and transportation between all six locations. A $5 pass is also available for one additional adult with the purchase of a family pass. Please see the attached release for details.
Additional information and press photos are also available at www.OmahaRailroadDays.com.