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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: Microfilm
Our maps have proven to be popular resources with our patrons. Whether you’re looking for visual information on your Davenport home, a glimpse of the city in 1857, your ancestral farm, the land that appears in your great-grandfather’s estate, the … Continue reading
Okay, so these ten rolls of microfilm weren’t lost, just delayed a bit. But we’re still very happy they’ve finally arrived! Covering 1839 to 1910 (record vols. A-0 and register vols. 1 and 2 with index), these marriage records are … Continue reading