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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--This was a temporary Missouri River crossing of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad in 1872. The bridge was raised above ice level on pilings. During the summer months railroad cars were reportedly ferried…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: Back in 1889, the Council Bluffs Union Ticket office--and various express firms--occupied this building at 507 W. Broadway. Note how the men who ran the office are clothed. This old photo came from Bud Bascom of 1911…
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