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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.

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Photograph of of Union Pacific bridge

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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

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Photograph of the Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River

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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.

Bridges U556g.tif
Photograph of the construction of Union Pacific bridge over the Missouri River.

Bridges U556f.tif
Photograph of Council Bluffs riverfront. Construction of Union Pacific bridge in background.

Bridges T476b.tif
Child walking across terminal railroad bridge.

Bridges T476a.tif
Terminal Bridge over Missouri River.