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Council Bluffs Changing Scene--High on a bluff overlooking Tostevin and Graham Avenues is the residence of W.O. Gordon as it appeared in the booklet Council Bluffs Illustrated published in 1889. Typical of large homes of the times, the big brick…

Today...the same location is minus the bridge. A lower bridge across the old street car cut has been built and removed. In WPA days the deep cut was filled, banks sloped, and landscaped, and just last year paving was laid through the drive.

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Back in the horse and buggy days, even before the electric cars ran into Fairmount Park, the deep cut near the Graham Ave. entrance looked like this. Sketch was made by Gail Connelly, park department employe [sic],…

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Photograph of a woman in a horse drawn cart driving down a driveway on Graham Avenue - Council Bluffs, Iowa.
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