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24TH & GLORY: PART ONE

Before Bob Gibson became the best in baseball, his brother built a mound and transformed North Omaha

24th & Erskine, March 1943

Brick streets, store signage and streetcar wires were dominant features of North 24th Street in 1943. In the late 1940s, over one mile from Cuming to Ohio Streets, there were as many as 170 operating businesses.

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