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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: Samuel Francis Smith
Son of the highly respected man who composed the lyrics to “America”; one time Mayor of Davenport, charter member of Davenport National Bank, organizer, director and attorney for Union Savings Bank; president of the Iowa Bankers’ Association; … Continue reading