Ashland, Nebraska: Jet Fighter on a Pole

An old jet fighter is perched atop a concrete pole, just off of Interstate 80, in the middle of a farm field.

Address:
Interstate 80 W., Ashland, NE
Directions:
Westbound I-80 at milepost 428. The Strategic Air and Space Museum is at exit 426.
Admission:
Free
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Jet on a pole.

Jet Fighter on a Pole

This wonderful airplane up on a steel pole catches your eye from the Interstate. It's a sign for the Strategic Air and Space Museum, which is right behind the airplane. You can't miss it as it's in the middle of a corn field!

[Nicole Lanning, 08/20/2012]

Guess this jet-on-a-stick counts as an attraction for those who don't visit the actual museum. But you can't really pull off to admire it, and solo travelers should resist the urge to snap photos while driving or flying.


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