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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: Ozarks
We have just received Opening the Ozarks by Marsha Hoffman Rising. This genealogical resource lists biographical information for the first families in Southwest Missouri from 1835 to 1839, of which there is enough to fill four alphabetically-arranged volumes. Ms. Rising’s … Continue reading