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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: local authors
“I’ve set a lot of things in Iowa, and this is home. I know it, and I think you should always try to write about what you know . . . And also, there are a certain set of values … Continue reading →
It appears to be a well-kept secret that our Special Collections Center archives the work of local authors from Octave Thanet to Dick Stahl. The most current additions to our local author shelves include: Complicated Weather Poems by Ryan Collins, … Continue reading →