The first creamery in Nebraska was established in 1881.
It manufactures lumber, foundry products, canned goods and creamery products and has grain elevators and tobacco warehouses.
There are grain elevators and various manufactories, among the products of which are cheese and other creamery products, flour, knit goods, pickles and canned goods, woodenware, washing machines and gloves.
Among its manufactures are dairy products (there is a large creamery), canned goods, flour and grist mill products, gasoline engines, well-machinery, barbed wire, tiles, ploughs, windmills, cornhuskers, and hay-balers.
The manufactories include flour mills, packing establishments, a creamery and a paint factory.
A creamery at Lincoln is said to be the largest in the United States.