Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice Railway

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Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice Railway
Reporting mark OLB
Locale Lincoln, Nebraska
Dates of operation 1903–
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Length 2.5 miles (4.0 km)
Headquarters Lincoln, Nebraska
Website http://www.olbrailway.com/

The Omaha, Lincoln and Beatrice Railway (reporting mark OLB), "The Big Red Line" was founded in 1903 as an attempt to carry passengers between the three Nebraska cities.[1] Although it never extended outside of Lincoln, the OL&B currently exists as a Class III switching railroad in Lincoln, Nebraska. It has been owned by NEBCO, Inc. since 1929.

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  1. ^ "Omaha, Lincoln & Beatrice Railway Company OLB #598". Union Pacific Railroad. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 

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