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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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Tag Archives: Davenport City Archives
If you’re a regular visitor to this blog, you’ve read lots of brief histories of people, events and places in Davenport and Scott County. Have you ever thought “that doesn’t sound accurate to me” or wondered “just how do they know that?” … Continue reading