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National Historic Registry

This is the registration form for including the Steinauer Opera House in the National Registry of historic Places: Opera House Historic Registration (PDF) Steinauer_Opera National Historic Registry (MSFT Word Doc)

Steinauer Businesses After 1912

The Bank of Steinauer, at its present location, began in 1888.  It was capitalized for $30,000 in 1893 and incorporated in 1900. John Steinauer, son of Joseph, went to St. Joseph, MO to get his education as how to run a bank.  I believe the Joseph A. Steinauer family financed it, and loaned money to […]

MEMORIES OF STEINAUER from 1856 to 1910 and Later.

Writer unknown. Approx. 1940 Steinauer History 1940 approx The Rock Island railroad depot was south of main street. There were four passenger trains daily, one at 7:30 A. M. going east, one at noon going west, one at 2:30 P. M. going east, and the last one at 8:00 P. M. going west to Fairbury. […]

Interview with Joseph Steinauer Jr. in 1927 by Lawrence F. Obrist

I will present a history of Pawnee County, Nebraska and deal particularly with Steinauer, a small town in the northwest part. Pawnee County is located just north of the Kansas-Nebraska line, and has only one county east (Richardson) to form the extreme southeast corner of the State of Nebraska. My information has been drawn from […]

STEINAUER REMEMBERS OLD FLOUR MILL

Following is an article which appeared in the Omaha World Herald on November 11, 1973 STEINAUER REMEMBERS OLD FLOUR MILL A requiem for an old landmark was held here last week by three who loved it best. It was the three story Steinauer Roller Mills which, until its razing last summer, had towered over this […]

From Shepard Boy to Town Founder

He was born in Einsiedeln “the old and the new world”, which has been in existence for 600 years. The Steinauer family has been in existence for 600 years. They were there already since 1299 as residents. Back in 1331 it was already called VON STEINAUER. As the hundreds of years passed, the people in […]

TORNADO DEALS HEAVY BLOW TO STEINAUER FOLKS SUNDAY

TORNADO DEALS HEAVY BLOW TO STEINAUER FOLKS SUNDAY June 13, 1926 Cyclone Descends With Little or No Warning About 5 o’Clock in Evening—Only Two People Injured—Most Buildings Damaged The town of Steinauer, eight miles northwest of Pawnee City, suffered a loss estimated to be in the neighborhood of $40,000 Sunday afternoon when a tornado struck […]

Memories of Village of Steinauer

by Rita Coughlin The Rock Island railroad depot was south of Main Street. We had four passenger trains daily, one at 7:30 AM going east, one at noon going west, one at 2:30 PM going east and the last one at 8:00 PM going west as far as Fairbury. The two trains going east went […]

Recollection of the Town

by Genevieve Steinauer My recollection and what I remember the folks telling about the town: The present bank building was built in 1888. It is the second bank building. South of it was a building we called the Kehmier shop. Mr. Kehmier made harnesses and resoled shoes. Next to that was the barber shop. The […]

Stories as told by Genevieve Steinauer

The story we were told was that grandpa (Joseph) and his brothers (Anthony and Nicholas) took turns going to Nebraska City for supplies twice a year. On grandpa’s turn he met grandma (Catherine Kaufman). At the time he met her, he was a couple of days late coming back. He promised he wouldn’t go for […]

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