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Cindy and Amanda Biggs with pit bull, Shooter

Big Lake

The Bumpy Road At Big one of the areas scheduled for paving this summer under the city's schedule. here the sign introducing picnickers and fishermen to the area guards the meandering road that disappears over the levee in the distance. …

With the 10-inch dredge now operating in its third season, Big Lake has been deepened by a minimum of eight feet over approximately 12 acres. water lilies give the dredge operators toruble by clogging the intake of the suction line.

Mud And Water...pumped from the bottom of Big Lake spew from the end of the discharge line into a bed of rushes that will be filled to form new recreation area around the proposed 60-acre reclaimed lake. Both Parks Supt. Richard Hilligus and Dredge…

Mechanics, welders and operators from Pentizien Inc. of Omaha swarmed over the city Parks Department's new dredge at Big Lake getting the equipment ready to operate. Gary Cross of the parks departments will be trained as operator of the huge…

Just A Puddle...with a lot of weeds is the view of Big Lake north of Council Bluffs. It used to be a favorite fishing spot for Bluffs' residents.

A Grassy Playground...close to Gilbert's Pond is one of the inviting areas of Big Lake Park in the northern part of Council Bluffs.

Drinking Big Lake has been shut off the past two years due to corroded piping. A nearby spring water tap has been installed. Youngster pointing to Poet Longfellow's verse is Gary Aherns, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Aherns of 2633…

Big Bend Dam
last of large Pick-Sloan Dam on main stem of Mo. River
Near Fort Thompson, S.D.

aerial photo of Big Bend Dam on Missouri River, near Fort Thompson, SD.
On back of photo: stamp from US Army Corps of Engineers Photo # BBD 4496
Major construction is drawing to a close on the last of the six large dams built by the Army…

Big Bend Dam, last of the six main stem Missouri River dams authorized by the Pick-Sloan Plan will be dedicated Sept. 15, although final work on the dam will not be completed until next year. The $103 million dam, with its 538,000 kilowatt electric…

aerial photo of Big Bend Dam on Missouri River, near Fort Thompson, SD

photo of Viola Bichel turning pages for female student playing piano.

Bible Chapel, Inc.
801 Ave. E
formerly 'Church of the Brethren'

Betty's Flowers, Inc.
3200 5th Ave
Also: Betty Williams
{on smaller envelope:
Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald (BETTY)
owner of Betty's Flowers, Inc.
11 Crown Rd.
he died 5/10/88]

Owning a has enabled Mrs. Betty Williams to contribute to her family's income, while providing her with a career she loves. Starting out as a partner with Mrs. Betty Nelson, Mrs. Williams has expanded her business to include two…

photo of women in Betty's Flowers, identified on front of photo print as:
Front Row: Lori Winchester, Kathy Vincent, Kathy Land
Back Row: Esther Redding, Betty Williams, Margaret Abels

photo of Betty Williams, owner of Betty's Flowers