Throwback Thursday: A.W. Clarke Grain & Ground Feed 1881 New Year’s postcard

It’s the first #ThrowbackThursday of the new year!

This week, we have an 1881 New Year’s postcard sent by the A.W. Clarke Grain and Feed of Papillion, Nebraska. The card shows a grain elevator with a locomotive pulling train cars. Original card was printed by the Omaha Litho Co.

This postcard is published and owned by the Sarpy County Historical Museum. Located in Bellevue, Nebraska, the Sarpy County Historical Museum’s mission includes collecting, preserving, and displaying objects and documentary records related to Sarpy County.

See this collection and many more on the Nebraska Memories archive!

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