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Today...the same location is minus the bridge. A lower bridge across the old street car cut has been built and removed. In WPA days the deep cut was filled, banks sloped, and landscaped, and just last year paving was laid through the drive.

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Today...the site of the old band sand [sic] is now a modern playground, with many types of equipment available for public use. This is one of the most popular spots in the city for youngsters during the summer months.

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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Some 50 years ago, when this photo was taken, this old band stand was a popular part of Fairmount Park. It was located near the south entrance of the park, along the main drive. Thousands of persons attended the…

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Today...the same spot in Fairmount Park is the center of a beautiful flower garden, nice lawn, beside a paved roadway, but has no street cars. This spot is near the upper end of the main part of the park, on the drive between Fairmount and E. Graham…

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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Back in 1903 Fairmount Park was a popular spot in Council Bluffs, but had no paved roads. And most persons reached it by way of street car. This photo from Park Superintendent John Christensen, shows a public pavilion…

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Photograph of Upper Reservoir, Water Works and Fairmount Park. Located at the top of Glen Avenue. Two million gallon concrete storage tank located on this site.

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Photograph of Fairmount Park Glens

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Photographs of Council Bluffs taken from Fairmount Park

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The winter playground at Fairmount Park, 1961

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Fairmount Lodge at Fairmount Park, late 1950's

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The streetcar cut at Fairmount Park

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The gardens at Fairmount Park in 1957

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The gardens at Fairmount Park

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The reservoir at Fairmount Park in 1931

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The Fairmount Park Aviary in November, 1901

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Fairmount Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa, October 16, 1899

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Swans in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919.

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Swans in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919.

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'Boy With The Leaky Boot' in the pond in Fairmount Park around 1919. Photo courtesy of Vernon O. Jensen of Council Bluffs.

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The New Look . . . in park facilities dominates Kiwanis Point at Fairmount Park. In its completely remodeled stage, the old Kiwanis shelter features an exterior of rough cedar stained siding and natural stone. It is expected to be opened to the…
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