Council Bluffs Wins First Battle Against Surging Missouri River Flood
As the crest passed the Dodge Riverside pumping station here early Tuesday and hundreds of workers who had toiled around the clock went home for rest, two lone patrolmen of the Iowa State Guard are shown as they meet at the junction of their patrol atop the levee. The photo was taken at 7 a.m. Tuesday, after the river had dropped 0.07 of an inch from the crest of 22.45 at 2 a.m.
Daily Nonpareil April 13, 1943
Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Archives
Black and white photograph
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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