Great Platte River Road Archway Monument in Kearney, Nebraska.

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Great Platte River Road Archway Monument

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Arching unexpectedly over I-80 east of Kearney, the multimedia light-and-sound exhibits here tell colorful tales about the people who've passed this way, from those riding wagon trains to those zipping down the interstate. Everything has been hand-painted, like the figures narrating the tales and the murals on the walls, and the attention to detail is striking.

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