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Mississippi River View and Bluff

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Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
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Town on Mississippi River in Winter

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Description: View across the Mississippi River showing a town located on a bluff, possibly Fountain City and Eagle Bluff, covered with snow.
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Overlooking Fountain City

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Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
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Gesell Photographic Studio

Date: 1895
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
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Beef Slough Near Alma

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Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
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Vineyard at Alma

Date: 1890
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
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Eagle Bluff and Fountain City

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Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...
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Two Children Watching a Train Pass

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Description: Slightly elevated view of two boys near a post at the side of two sets of railroad tracks. The boys are watching an oncoming train. On the right is a steep...
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Returning Stranded Logs to Main Channel

Date: 1887
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
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McCormick Day Parade

Date: 1894
Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

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