Harold Warp's Pioneer Village
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Harold Warp's Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format PM 1972 Aug-8

Description:
Here You Can See How America Grew. This Huge Display is so Arranged That You Can Cover Its Entire 3 Block Area and See Everything by Walking Less Than One Mile. Clockwise Around the Village Green: Main Building, Elm Creek Fort, The People's Store, Bloomington Land Office, Fire House, Lowell Depot, Grom School, Sod House, China Shop, Church, Merry-Go-Round, Agricultural Building, Livery Stable, Antique Auto Building, Antique Tractor Building, Homes and Shops Building, Horse Barn, Pony Express Station, Pony Express Barn, Home Appliance Building, Hobby House, Chow House, Pioneer Motel, Pioneer Restaurant, Camp Grounds.


Harold Warp Pioneer Village
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Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Title:
Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused


The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
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The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused



The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
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The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused


The Harold Warp Pioneer Village - The Village Green
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The Harold Warp Pioneer Village - The Village Green
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused



Courthouse
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Courthouse
Minden Nebraska (NE), Real Photo unused


Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format PM Jul-20



Pioneer Village
Title:
Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused


Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused


Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused


Front Entrance to Pioneer Village
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Front Entrance to Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
12 miles South of I-80 at Minden Exit The front entrance to the Pioneer Village where one can see 30,000 items in 24 buildings on 3 city blocks, showing Man's Progress from 1830 to 1950



Sod House at Pioneer Village
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Sod House at Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Surprisingly it took 11 acres of sod and 15 men three weeks in 1954 to duplicate a sod house that cost $39.50 in 1870. It is completely furnished in pioneer style. One of 24 buildings at the Harold Warp Pioneer Village at Minden, Nebr. which covers 3 city blocks on U.S. Highway 6 and houses 30,000 items, to show most vividly man's progress since 1830


UP Windmill & Water Tower Depot and 1889 Locomotive
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UP Windmill & Water Tower Depot and 1889 Locomotive
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Around the circle, are 20 buildings, which house 20,000 items. This windmill was the last one on the UP Railroad, moved 350 miles fro Agate, Colorado. The water tower was moved from Holstein, Nebr., and furnished water for the 1889 locomotive on its last run. These are on the green at the Pioneer Village, located at Minden, Nebraska, just 14 miles south of US 30 near Kearney, Nebraska on US 6



Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Title:
Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
"Elmer at the entrance. He and Mathilda just can't get going, at the front entrance to the Harold Warp Pioneer Village at Mindon, Nebr. Shown from right to left are Harold Warp, owner of the Pioneer Village, and Mr. & Mrs. T.C. Jensen, Managers. Here can be seen 20,000 items in 20 buildings on 2 city blocks, showing man's progress over the past 120 years. 132 miles west of Lincoln, Nebr., on US 6 Dexter


Sod House at Pioneer Village
Title:
Sod House at Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Otto Done Surprisingly, it took 11 acres of sod and 15 men three weeks in 1954 to duplicate a sod house that cost $39.50 in 1870. It is completely furnished in pioneer style. One of the 26 buildings at the Harold Warp Pioneer Village in Minden, Nebr. which covers 3 city blocks on U.S. Highway 6 and houses 50,000 items to show most vividly man's progress since 1830



Pioneer Village
Title:
Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The oldest steam carousel in the United States, last used in 1908. Purchased and brought to the Harold Warp Pioneer Village in 1956. Now restored and pulled by an upright steam engine. A steam caliope plays its merry old tunes on Sundays, for the young and old to enjoy. 24 buildings, containing 30,000 historic items on 20 acres, comprise the Harold Warp Pioneer Village at Minden, Nebraska. Motel, campground and restaurant adjoining


Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Title:
Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Aerial view of the Harold Warp Pioneer Village, Minden, Nebraska. Located 130 miles west of Lincoln, on U.S. 6 and U.S. 34, or 14 miles south of U.S. 30 near Kearney. It covers 10 acres. There are 20 buildings that house 20,000 items of historical interest



"Elmer" at the Entrance
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"Elmer" at the Entrance
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
He and Mathilda just can't get going, at the front entrance to the Harold Warp Pioneer Village at Minden, Nebr. Here can be seen 30,000 items in 22 buildings on 3 city blocks, showing man's progress over the past 120 years. 132 miles west of Lincoln, Nebr., on U.S. 6; 12 miles south of I-80 at Minden Exit


Pioneer Restaurant Motel and campground, aerial view
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Pioneer Restaurant Motel and campground, aerial view
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome

Description:
Pioneer Restaurant, Motel & Campground 12 Miles South of I-80 on US 6, US 34 and NEB 10 (At Minden Exit #279 on I-80) Pioneer Motel has 90 modern rooms. Campgrounds beyond motel. Can accommodate 135 campers and the Pioneer Restaurant seats 350 people serving good and old-fashioned foods, all at reasonable prices. Pioneer Village Airport runway is visible above. A portion of the Harold "Warp" Pioneer Village can be seen at left where you can "How America Grew" --There is Nothing Like It -- Anywhere --



Pioneer Village
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Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The Harold Warp PIONEER VILLAGE Minden, Nebraska THE VILLAGE GREEN On the Village Green from left to right is the Old Elm Creek Indian Fort; People's Store - its shelves lined with items of bygone age; the old Land Office where homesteaders filed their claims; buildings with the big door is the Eire House, with all types of old fire fighting equipment; the red building is the old Lowell Depot where homesteaders arrived at the end of the line; and at the extreme right, the one room Grom School


The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
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The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The Harold Warp PIONEER VILLAGE Minen, Nebraska THE OLD LUTHERAN CHURCH The first church built in Minden, moved from its original site to the Pioneer Village in 1951, when a new stone and brick edifice was constructed



The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Title:
The Harold Warp Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The front entrance to the Pioneer Village where one can see 10,000 items in 12 buildings on 2 city blocks, showing Man’s Progress from 1830 to 1950


Traveling On Beautiful Interstate 80
Title:
Traveling On Beautiful Interstate 80
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
1889 BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE AT PIONEER VILLAGE, MINDEN, NEBR. 30,000 Historic Items in 22 buildings...only 12 miles So. of I-80 near Kearney, Nebraska



Pioneer Village
Title:
Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The Here you can see how America grew -There is nothing like it -Anywhere- Ariel view of The Harold Warp Pioneer Village, Minden, Nebraska. Located 130 miles west of Lincoln, on U.S. 6, U.S. 34 and Neb 10, 12 miles south of Interstate 80, at Minden exit. It covers 20 acres. There are 24 buildings that house 30,000 items of historical interest in chronological order. At right can be seen a portion of 90 unit Pioneer Motel, 138 campsites and 350 seat Pioneer Restaurant. Pioneer Village Airport runway is at upper right


Sod House, Pioneer Village
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Sod House, Pioneer Village
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 4013-B Suprisingly it took 11 acres of sod and 15 men three weeks in 1954 to duplicate a sod house that cost $39.50 in 1870. It is completely furnished in pioneer style. One of 20 buildings at Harold Warp's Pioneer Village at Minden, Nebr. Which covers 10 acres on U.S. Highway 6 and houses 20,000 items, to show most vividly man's progress since 1830.



Pioneer Village Foundation, 12 Miles South of I-80 at Minden Exit
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Pioneer Village Foundation, 12 Miles South of I-80 at Minden Exit
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
1954 Apache Airplane hangs overhead in Main building among 20 historic airplanes. This was one of the first Apaches made by the Piper Aircraft Co. and the Apache was the first successful twin-engine private plane. 26 buildings, containing 50,000 historic items, on 20 acres, comprise the Harold Warp Pioneer Village at Minden, Nebraska. Motel, campground and restaurant adjoining.


China House
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China House
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
Ladies will find displayed here rare china, clear cut crystal and precious colored glass; among them keepsakes carried West in covered wagons. The building that houses this rare china and crystal at The Harold Warp Pioneer Village, Minden, Nebr., was the last Country school house built in Kearney County, Nebr.



The Old Lutheran Church
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The Old Lutheran Church
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
THIS WAS THE FIRST CHURCH BUILT IN MINDEN, MOVED FROM ITS ORIGINAL SITE TO THE PIONEER VILLAGE IN 1951, WHEN A NEW STONE AND BRICK EDIFICE WAS CONSTRUCTED. IT IS ONE OF 20 BUILDINGS AROUND THE CIRCLE ON THE GREEN


"The Christmas City"
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"The Christmas City"
Minden Nebraska (NE), Chrome unused

Description:
The spectacular Christmas Lights on the Kearney County Courthouse in Minden, Nebraska, can be seen for miles and have been a source of pride for the community and state since 1915. "The Light of the World" pageant performed by local residents takes place on three sides of the courthouse square





Total: 32 Items