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

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.


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

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