Nelson resident led group that picked highway route in 1924

On May 29, 1924, the Kansas, Nebraska and Dakota Highway Association (K-N-D) selected the highway's route through Nebraska. The route was to be nicknamed The Fisherman's Highway.

The highway traversed the state beginning on the Kansas stateline nearly one mile west of where Highway 14 now enters Nebraska to the southwest of Superior. It entered Superior on Second Street. At Bloom Street it turned north and followed Bloom and Idaho streets north out of town.

The highway would continue north through the county seat towns of Nelson, Clay Center, Aurora, Central City, Fullerton, Albion and Neligh....

 

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