Andrew Rosewater

of Bukovan, Bohemia
Andrew Rosewater arrived in Omaha in 1867 as flagman in the Union Pacific Engineer Corps.

Andrew Rosewater was appointed Assistant City Engineer of Omaha, in 1868.

He was placed in charge of construction of the Omaha & Northwester Railroad, in 1876.

Later, Andrew Rosewater was appointed Resident Engineer of the Omaha Waterworks, in 1881 and later became President of the Omaha Board of Public Works.

He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

16th Street Viaduct (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Design, 1886
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on 16th Street
Replaced by a new bridge