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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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The high-pitched shrieks of teenage girls must have been heard all over Davenport on September 1, 1964. That was the night that Dick Clark’s Summer Caravan of Stars made a stop at the RKO Orpheum Theatre (now the Adler Theatre). … Continue reading