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1966
Big Bend Dam
last of large Pick-Sloan Dam on main stem of Mo. River
Near Fort Thompson, S.D.

Big_Bend_Dam_8_24_1966_03.jpg
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
8-66
Major construction is drawing to a close on the last of the six large dams built by the Army…

Big_Bend_Dam_8_24_1966_02.jpg
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…

Big_Bend_Dam_8_24_1966_01.jpg
aerial photo of Big Bend Dam on Missouri River, near Fort Thompson, SD

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Painting of a boat crossing Missouri River.

1-Simons Print - 1st temp bridge  between C.B. and Omaha.tif
Consists of drawings made by Simons during railroad survey projects in Iowa and Nebraska beginning in 1853.

First temporary bridge between Council Bluffs and Omaha and the first train of cars crossing, Winter 1867.

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Weathered and eroded by the timeless waters of the Missouri River, these old boat pilings south of the Union Pacific railroad bridge, patiently stand guard on the muddy beach waiting the onslaught of the spring thaw. Only the occasional clunk of ice…

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The Merriwether Lewis dredges silt from the Missouri River channel south of Council Bluffs while three young shoreline "superintendents" scrutinize the operation. They are Debby, Ricky and Mark Orent, ages 6, 8 and 10, whose home is near the…

Missouri River M577c.tif
Aerial view of the Council Bluffs side of the Missouri River showing levee.

Missouri River M577a.tif
Photograph of the Missouri River at Narrows.

Bridges U556zl.tif
Photograph of of Union Pacific bridge

Bridges U556zg.tif
Photograph of women and children on Council Bluffs riverfront with Union Pacific bridge in background

Bridges U556zf.tif
Photograph of the construction of the Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River

Bridges U556zc.tif
Photograph of the Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River

Bridges U556zb.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs riverfront with Union Pacific bridge in background

Bridges U556za.tif
Photograph of Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River

Bridges U556z.tif
Photograph of Union Pacific bridge over Missouri River

Bridges U556s.tif
Photograph of construction of Union Pacific bridge over Missouri River

Bridges U556r.tif
Photograph of construction of Union Pacific bridge over Missouri River

Bridges U556i.tif
Construction of Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River.