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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--In April of 1881, the Chicago North Western Railroad station was located at Broadway and Sycamore Street, and it looked like this during the historic flood when the depot was used as a boat landing. Note the depot and…

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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Broadway west from Scott St. took on a drab look the first week of April 1952. The city threatened by Missouri River flooding, sandbags wallowed hog-like in the center of the business district. Nearly all business…

Floods F566b.tif
Photograph of the flood of 1881 taken in Council Bluffs (Iowa). Northwestern Railroad.

Floods F566a.tif
Photograph of the flood of 1881, looking south from the Fairview cemetery in Council Bluffs (Iowa).

Floods F566c.tif
Photograph of the flood of 1881, looking south from the Fairview cemetery in Council Bluffs (Iowa). Photograph dated April 25th, 1881.

Floods F566d.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881. Looking west from side of bluff between 10th and 11th avenues. April 25, 1881.

Printed at bottom of image: "Looking west from side of bluff between 10th and 11th Avenues (back of…

Floods F566n.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881.


Printed on bottom of image: "The great flood of 1881. Taken Apr 12 (flood receding). See the James Park in foreground. Omaha High School in background."

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Printed on back of image: "Overflow of Missouri River at Council Bluffs. April 25th, 1881. View taken from bluff north of Genl. Dodge's residence, looking west down Ramsey Street."

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Printed at bottom of image: "North Western RR Baggage Depot Broadway Flood of Apr. 23rd 1881."
Printed on back of image: "Overflow of Missouri River at Council Bluffs. April 25th, 1881. Boat landing at North Western RR Elevator near Broadway Local…

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Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881.

Printed on bottom of image: "Looking down 7th St. Corner 7th Ave. Flood of Apr 25th 1881. E Spooner Residence."

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Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881. Looking south.

Printed on bottom of image: "The great flood of 1881 - Congregational Church in right center."

Floods F566j.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881.

Printed on back of image: "General view of the great flood of 1881, Council Bluffs. View taken from Cemetery hill, Apr 9th, 1881."

Floods F566k.tif

Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881. April 11th, from top of residence of A. B. Walker. Corner of 6th avenue and 7th street looking southwest.

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Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881.

Printed on bottom of image: "Flood of 1881. Council Bluffs Iowa - View from Cemetery Hill. April 11th 1881,"

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Photograph of the flood of 1881, looking south from the Fairview cemetery in Council Bluffs (Iowa). Photograph dated April 25th, 1881.

Floods F566s.tiff
Photographs of the flood of 1881. View south and southwest from cemetery hill.

Floods F566.tif

Photograph of the flood of 1881, looking to the southeast. Several locations identified on the photograph: Drover's Hotel, Eight Avenue School, Bloomer School, James McMillen residence, U.P. Railway company house and Stewart's packing house

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Floods F566e.tif
Printed on back of image: "Overflow of Missouri River at Council Bluffs. April 25 1881. View taken from bluff near Gen. Dodge's residence. Looking south west."

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Floods F566f.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881. Looking west from Bloomer School Building."

Printed on back of image: "Looking West from Bloomer School Building. Flood April 25 1881."

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Floods F566i.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs (Iowa) taken after the flood of 1881.

Printed on bottom of image: "Looking down 7th St. Corner 7th Ave. Flood of Apr 25th 1881. E Spooner Residence."

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