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Aerial photo, looking west along West Broadway toward the Missouri River and the Ak-Sar-Ben bridge to Omaha.

Aerial photo of east and west banks of the Missouri River at the Ak-Sar-Ben-Bridge (currently site of I-480 bridge). Council Bluffs' West Broadway and Playland Park are pictured in the top half of the photo, and the American Smelting and Refinery…

Aerial photo of Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge and the construction of the supports for the Interstate 480 Bridge across the Missouri River. Playland Park is pictured in the center of the photo, and Broadway is on the right side of the photo. A small section of…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: From an old postal card dated 1908 comes this fine picture of the "Lincoln Highway between Council Bluffs and Omaha." The picture is the approach to the As-Sar-Ben Bridge, paved with granite stones. The card came…

Today...the span, now called Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge, has been doubled in width to keep up with increased traffic. The 5, 700 foot-long bridge was sold to the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben by the Omaha and Council Bluffs Street Railway Co. in 1938 for $2,350.00. …

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--This is the first bridge across the Missouri River at Council Bluffs. it was build in 1888. This photo, taken from the Iowa side, belongs to Mrs. Grace Kinney of 911 First Ave. It came from the possessions of her…

Teeth various points in the bridge surface allow for expansion and contraction. Beyond south rail of the new span is Ak-Sar_Ben Bridge, and in distance the Union Pacific Bridge.
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