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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 S. S. Schiller sailed away from Hoboken, New Jersey in fine weather. The Davenport group settled into their respective cabins or steerage areas. Mr. Kircher, Mrs. Klemme, Mrs. Hansen and daughter, Mr. Paulsen, Carl (Charles) Frahm, William Frahm, and … Continue reading
Another party of Germans leave this city on Friday evening for a visit to their native land. They will remain in New York city until Tuesday, when they will sail on one of the Eagle Line of steamers for Hamburg. … Continue reading