State Seal of Nebraska
Adopted in 1867, the Seal of Nebraska signifies the importance of agriculture, industry, transport, etc. The Missouri River is featured on the seal with a steamboat passing through it while a fast-moving train passes in front of a mountain range in the background. The blacksmith represents industry, the cabin represents settlers while the wheat represents agriculture. The Motto ”Equality before the Law” is featured on the seal.
The Nebraska Constitution provides for a state seal that is to be kept by the secretary of state and used by him or her officially as directed by law. Legislation creating the original state seal was passed in 1867.