Baysdorfer brothers, Omaha’s very own fathers of invention, were behind the 1st automobile and airplane built in Nebraska

Editor’s note: This piece originally was published on Oct. 23, 2005, as part of David Harding’s “Everyday History” column in The World-Herald. The horseless carriage first appeared on Omaha streets when merchant Emil Brandeis paid the ungodly sum of $ 5,000 …
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