Ogallala, Nebraska (2) performances!
Ogallala first gained fame as a terminus for cattle drives that traveled from Texas to the Union Pacific rail head located there. These trails are known as the Western or Great Western trails. The Union Pacific Railroad reached Ogallala on May 24, 1867. The city itself was not laid out until 1875 and not incorporated until 1884. The town's name comes from the Oglala Sioux Tribe.