Harold Warp Pioneer Village, Minden, NE Photos

Harold Warp Pioneer Village is one of the largest collection of collections in America. Harold Warp (1903-94) made his millions by inventing plastic sheets through experimentation on the family farm in Minden, NE, & by innovative marketing techniques. He became a plastics mogul in Chicago, but rewarded Minden where he spared no expense to collect artifacts mostly used by the common people of America. Collections cover heritage buildings, farm machines, autos, transport, decorative arts, household appliances, music, medicine, graphics.

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Minden Grain Elevators. Minden, NE.Harold Warp Pioneer Village Foundation entrance, one of the largest collection of collections in the USA. Minden, NE.B&M steam locomotive 967 at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Saddleback steam engine by H.K. Porter Locomotive Works of Pittsburg, PA, at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Minden Grain Elevators. Minden, NE.Harold Warp Pioneer Village Foundation entrance, one of the largest collection of collections in the USA. Minden, NE.B&M steam locomotive 967 at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Saddleback steam engine (1888) by H.K. Porter Locomotive Works of Pittsburg, PA, at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Elm Street Indian Stockade log building at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.The People's Store at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Frontier merchandise in The People's Store at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Demonstration of spinning wheel at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Elm Street Indian Stockade log building (1869) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.The People's Store at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Frontier merchandise in The People's Store at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Demonstration of spinning wheel at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Government Land Office where Homestead papers were registered at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Pioneer Village green & church at Warp Foundation. Minden, NE.Pioneer Village Church at Warp Village. Minden, NE.One-room school at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Government Land Office where Homestead papers were registered at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Pioneer Village green & church at Warp Foundation. Minden, NE.Pioneer Village Church (1884) at Warp Village. Minden, NE.One-room school at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Sod house at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Details of sod bricks in sod house at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Warp family table & china at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Livery Stable at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Sod house at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Details of sod bricks in sod house at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Warp family table & china at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Livery Stable at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Pony Express Relay Station building at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Engraving of Pony Express rider at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Replica Pony Express mochila & saddle at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Saddle of Buffalo Bill, later owned by Rudolph Valentino, & used by Will Rogers, Tom Mix & William S. Hart in various films at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Pony Express Relay Station building (1860) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Engraving of Pony Express rider at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Replica Pony Express mochila & saddle (1860) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Saddle (1861) of Buffalo Bill, later owned by Rudolph Valentino, & used by Will Rogers, Tom Mix & William S. Hart in various films at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Portrait of Buffalo Bill at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Portrait of George Washington by Jane Stuart, daughter of Gilbert Stuart, at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Engraving of Abraham Lincoln Family published by Moore & Annin at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Reticule made by Mary Todd Lincoln for her sister Nancy Todd at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Portrait of Buffalo Bill at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Portrait of George Washington (1840) by Jane Stuart, daughter of Gilbert Stuart, at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Engraving of Abraham Lincoln Family published by Moore & Annin at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Reticule (handbag) (c1862) made by Mary Todd Lincoln for her sister Nancy Todd at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Memorial print to Garfield, Lincoln & McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print of President J.A. Garfield at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print of President W. McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print about life of President William McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Memorial print to Garfield, Lincoln & McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print of President J.A. Garfield at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print of President W. McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Memorial print about life of President William McKinley at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Print of Theodore Roosevelt at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Presidential desk of Grover Cleveland at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carving detail of Grover Cleveland desk at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Seats used in US House of Representatives at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Print of Theodore Roosevelt at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Presidential desk of Grover Cleveland at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carving detail of Grover Cleveland desk at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Seats used in US House of Representatives (1913-50) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Liberty Bell glass plate by Gillinder & Sons at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Natural bisque pie plate with two rabbits from England at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of kerosene lamps at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Angle lamps invented to give more light in less space at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Liberty Bell glass plate (1876) by Gillinder & Sons at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Natural bisque pie plate with two rabbits (early 1800s) from England at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of kerosene lamps at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Angle lamps (1885) invented to give more light in less space at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Silvered reflector bracket lamp at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of carousel animals at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of pianos at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of phonographs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Silvered reflector bracket lamp (1890) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of carousel animals (1895) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of pianos at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of phonographs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Edison cylinder disks at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Edison cylinder disk record player at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Juke box at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Early Philco TV set at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Edison cylinder disks at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Edison cylinder disk record player at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Juke box at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Early Philco TV set at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
First color TV set on market by Motorola at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carved settee at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of rocking chairs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Arts & crafts movement furniture at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
First color TV set (1954) on market by Motorola at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carved settee at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of rocking chairs at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Arts & crafts movement furniture (start 20th C) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Collection of pot belly stoves at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of antique kitchen ranges at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of bathtubs & washing machines at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Early Maytag washing machine with wringer at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Collection of pot belly stoves at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of antique kitchen ranges at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Collection of bathtubs & washing machines at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Early Maytag washing machine with wringer at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Plastic products which made Harold Warp his millions which built Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Plastic products invented by Harold Warp at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Antique pharmacy at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Iron Lung at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Plastic products which made Harold Warp his millions which built Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Plastic products invented by Harold Warp at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Antique pharmacy at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Iron Lung at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
IBM model 29 punch card unit at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.IBM punch card sorting machine at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.

IBM model 29 punch card unit (1964) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.IBM punch card sorting machine (1940s) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.


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