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‘Band-Aid’ Applied To Depot Roof,But More Permanent Solution Needed

By Gordon HopkinsA patch has been applied to a portion of the dormer on the roof of the historic Rock Island Railroad Depot Museum to prevent further damage. However, Alan Dux of the Jefferson County Historical Society (JCHS) described this as a “band-aid.”A severe storm hit much of Nebraska, including Jefferson County on Wednesday, December 15, including thunderstorms and high winds increased throughout the day, with gusts eventually reaching more than 80 miles per hour. The storm further damaged the roof of the Rock Island Depot. The roof was already in dire need of repair and this new damage makes the situation that much more urgent.Exami...

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