Residents of Omaha were seeing more and more electric advertising for their favorite stores in the early 1920s. According to the
OPPD and its predecessor, the Nebraska Power Company, played a small part in the making of this iconic Omaha sandwich.
Employees from all around the district pitched in for the different aspects of the downtown restoration effort.
A young draftsman used cardboard, card stock and balsa wood to make a scale model of Fort Calhoun Station still on display.
Henry Doorly Zoo’s 25-year-old Lied Jungle has improved with age. OPPD looks back at its innovative energy-management approach.
Many OPPD customers opened their utility bills in March 1958 to find new “punched cards” instead of the usual billing statements
OPPD’s cable splicers went on a mutual aid trip to help restore power to the Big Apple after Hurricane Sandy struck in 2012.
In response to a typhoid outbreak in Omaha in 1923, the power company turned their power plants into water distilleries.
With the addition of the Condor in 1973, OPPD’s fleet reached new heights.
Just as the faces of OPPD line crews have changed, so have their equipment and vehicles. These photos show line crews from the