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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Remember the flood threat of 1952 when Council Bluffs residents--aided by volunteers from neighboring towns--turned back the raging Missouri River? This is how the Water Works intake looked that April when the river…

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…
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