Welcome to an online collection of artifacts from through Chester’s history. Many of these have been collected over the years and rather than just stay hidden in filing cabinets and boxes, I thought it would be good to display them until (hopefully!) one day Chester gets a museum of its own.
Do you have something in your collection to share? Send a clear photo and short description via email and we’ll add it!
Postcard showing Birds Eye View of Chester Nebraska 1912
There are a lot of postcards from Chester which were made around 1910, so we get a good look at how things were just over 100 years ago.
This card shows a view (I think) looking Northeast from the south end of Thayer. There is a water tower next to the train tracks, and the white building on the south end of the street is a diner (you can see the ‘Lunch Room’ sign on another postcard.