OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —
Nebraska's new license plate honoring Union Pacific railroad's history
in the state has been named the best new license plate in the country.
Automobile License Plate Collectors Association picked the special
Nebraska license plate that was issued last year when the railroad
celebrated its 150th anniversary.
Nebraska's Union Pacific plate beat out designs from 12 other states because of its attractiveness and its legibility.
specialty license plate was sponsored by the Friends of the Union
Pacific Railroad Museum group. The museum is in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Lahm, who leads Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, says the license
plate honors UP's contributions to the state and highlights the urban
and rural areas of Nebraska.
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