Living in Omaha’s Flood Plain

Omaha has a complicated history with the Missouri River. In the last 170 years, the river has soaked the city over and over, especially in the flood plain known as East Omaha. In this episode, we’re going to explore the neighborhoods, the towns, and the history of the region around Eppley Airfield, from the bluffs to the river and north of Locust Street to the OPPD power plant.

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