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Steam Power Demonstration at UP Railroad Museum

Omaha Maker Group was invited to set up a booth at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum’s “First Friday Family Night” earlier this month. Because the theme this month was “STEAM UP”, we decided to create a demonstration of the Hero Engine which is a two thousand-year-old steam engine design. We also tried to replicate a …

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Being Awarded A Quarter Medal

A Wet Race On Sunday

Two weeks ago we took our two cars, The Battle Bus and the Locomotive, the Power Racing Series at the Kansas City Maker Faire. Saturday was bright and sunny, Sunday was soggy. The previous video covered the sunny part and this one shows highlights of the wet part.

A Small Sample of OMG Activities

This is a short collection of videos that provide a showcase for some of the things that happened at Omaha Maker Group this winter. It shows a sample of the structured (the annual graham cracker house contest) and unstructured (trying to destabilize a quadcopter with compressed air) activities that occurred.