2 Tours in Nebraska
|Empyrean Brewing Company
It began with a dream that we could brew full-flavored beer in the great state of Nebraska. In late 1990 that dream became our state?s first brewpub, Lazlo?s Brewery & Grill. Since then demand for our beer has grown, so we expanded our pub and Empyrean Brewing Company was born. Today we still dream big even while we hand craft our beers in small flavor?filled batches. So enjoy an Empyrean beer, the taste of dreams come true.
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|Union Pacific Railroad?s Bailey Yard
North Platte, NE
The new Golden Spike Tower and Visitor Center will allow you to see the massive Union Pacific Railroad?s Bailey Yard which is the largest railroad classification yard in the world! This massive space covers 2,850 acres, reaching a total length of eight miles.
Just imagine how you would handle 10,000 railroad cars every 24 hours. That is the job that is done by the Bailey Yard. 3,000 of these cars are sorted daily in the yard?s eastward and westwards yards, nicknamed "hump" yards. How do they possibly do that?? Well, using a mound cresting 35 feet for eastbound trains and ...