The Relic Hunter

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/06/2023

Pete Peters was a young boy when he first visited an old trail outpost called Alkali Station, a stopping point on the Oregon Trail. Though it was a grassy pasture the day Pete first saw it, wagon ruts and the outline of the old post remained visible as they still are today. Living along the historic route, Pete amassed a collection of old bottles, weapons, arrowheads, and other things left behind as people traveled west. He also witnessed the trail's evolution into the modern interstate highway system that still moves people from east to west and back again.

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