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Group Celebrates 100 Years of Lincoln Highway


It's been gone for more than 80 years, but some still found reason to celebrate its 100th birthday.

Those with the Lincoln Highway Association say the epicenter of the highway was right here in Omaha.

To celebrate, they brought in a Tucker Sedan, one of which only 51 were ever made.

A crowed at the old John Sutter's mill had a chance to get up close for the rare sight.

Organizers say the car was a great way to bring attention to the highway's history.

"This is impossible. Less than one percent of one percent of the people in the world, have ever seen a Tucker driven, and people actually got to take photos of a Tucker driving down the Lincoln Highway today," says Nils Erickson, of the Lincoln Highway Association.

The association also put up a billboard near the mill to commemorate the one hundred years of the highway.

They encourage anyone with a classic car to take a photo in front of it.

There's also a parade Sunday in Kearney for the celebration.


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