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John S. Engdahl Memorial Sundial , 1978

by Les Bruning


Mediums: Bronze

Location: Mid-Town; 6901 N. 72nd St. Main entrance to Immanuel Hospital

Owner: Immanual Medical Center

Additional Information: The sundial memorializes John S. Engdahl, 1890-1977

Leon's Bridge , 1978

by George Trakas


Mediums: Concrete

Location: Downtown; To the Northeast of the Omaha Opportunities Industrial Center (OOIC) Building 2724 N. 24th St.

Owner: Omaha Opportunities and Industrialization Center

Somnus , 1978

by Sidney Buchanan


Mediums: Metal

Location: Mid-Town; Temporarily located on the East side of the Student Life Building, at approximately 39th and Emile, next to parking lot

Owner: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Additional Information: The sculpture was purchased for $7,000 by Dr. and Mrs. Harold Gifford and donated in memory of their fathers, Harold Gifford and August Jonas, both former deans of the Medical College.

Union Pacific Jade Twist , 1978

by Lee Lubbers


Mediums: Steel

Location: Mid-Town; Located UNMC in courtyard near Wittson Hall Near 42nd and Emile

Owner: University of Nebraska Medical Center

Additional Information: The vertical material is a hammered railroad train axle, the base is a train wheel. UP gave the artist the opportunity to use their machine shop to squish this train axle in it's hydraulic presses. Millions of tons of pressure was necessary to flatten the specially hardened steel axle into these shapes and twist it.

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