Antioch

Antioch: Potash Boom-Town

Along Highway 2 at Antioch , Antioch, NE

 

Potash Ruins

Antioch, NE

The potash industry at one time created a thriving community in the Antioch area. For more information on this community, visit the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center in Alliance.

Antioch Potash Plants

Antioch, NE

Prior to WW I, the U.S. was importing nearly a million tons of potash annually from Germany for use as fertilizer.