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Aerial photo of downtown Council Bluffs, looking southwest toward the Union Pacific Roundhouse from 2nd and West Broadway. Landmarks pictured include Hinky Dinky Store, Bennett Building, city Auditorium, old Washington School, Bloomer School, old…

Aerial photo of Council Bluffs looking north from downtown toward 12th Street and the Union Pacific Railway's roundhouse. Landmarks pictured include: Bayliss Park, Merriam Block, old Public Library, Chieftain Hotel, Oakland Court Apartments, old…

Today...the same location has taken on a different look. Where the Harris wood lot stood, a fill has been made to bring the playground of Washington School up to the old school, now removed. A part of the new school building shows at left.

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--In 1910, Robert J. Harris operated this wood lot at Washington Ave., near Scott St. A portion of the old Washington School shows at right. Most of the wood was cut from the Harris home place which is now Cedar Lawn…
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