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Mississippi Ice Jam
This slow-moving crush of winter river ice was photographed from the Rock Island Arsenal in 1921.
According to newspaper accounts, these types of ice jams could take months to clear--just in time for the spring floods!
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Winter is settling in around us in Davenport. It is almost a surprise to realize that December 21st, the oh-so-wonderful first day of winter, has only just past. The warmth of spring seems a long ways away this week. Fortunately, … Continue reading →