Captain Packrat (captpackrat) wrote,
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It's a hell of a town

Today in my travels, I visited Springfield, Nebraska, home of the Sarpy County Fair.  Population was 1,450 in the 2000 census.

Main Street looking east

Main Street looking west

Springfield Community Hall

Former site of W.M. Kieck & Sons grocery store. The opening of a cold storage plant here in 1928 attracted a large crowd. It's currently just a vacant storefront.

Sarpy County Fair & Rodeo

4H Memorial

Sesquicentennial memorial benches scattered about town

Old time soda fountain inside Springfield Drug

7-Up ad painted on the back of Springfield Drug

It is Springfield, after all!
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