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Aerial photo of downtown Council Bluffs, looking northeast,. West Broadway runs diagonally from upper left to lower right. Landmarks pictured include: Bayliss Park, the old Post Office, Hotel Chieftain, Bennett Building, the old Washington…

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 downtown Council Bluffs, looking south. West Broadway runs from left to right in the center of the photo. Landmarks pictured include: City Auditorium, Bayliss Park, old Public Library, old Courthouse, City Hall, first Federal…

Aerial photo of Council Bluffs, looking southeast. West Broadway stretches from the center right of the photo at 8th Street) past First Street to East Broadway on the upper left. Landmarks pictured include Bayliss Park, the old Public Library, the…

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…

On The Way To Bellevue, Neb. . . . motorists traveling west on Highway 370 south of Council Bluffs will pass over this soon-to-be-completed bridge. Interstate 29, that will eventually link Kansas City and points south with Council Bluffs, will run…

Today...the brick street has turned to concrete and horses have given way to heavy car and truck traffic. After a half century, too, some buildings have changed as much as the mode of transportation. one remaining landmark is the Ogden Hotel at the…

Today...the scene has undergone many changes. There are new buildings, new businesses and a new street--minus the old streetcar tracks. The Strand Theater stands where the Revere Hotel did. And a cafe occupies the Bracket [sic] store site. There…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: Some 47 years ago, this is how Broadway looked from Sixth Street to the east. At the left is the Revere Hotel; at right is the L. C. Brackett bookstore. Note the sporty model roadster. This view appeared on a…

Today...a wider Broadway connects the cities of Council Bluffs and Omaha, and even then it is frequently congested with traffic near Playland Park at right, and a fast building south side of the street, at left.

Today...motor vehicles replace the horse-drawn rigs. And instead of hitching posts, Broadway is well lined with parking meters. Most of the buildings in the old photo have been remodeled or replaced within the last 50 years.

Today...the same stretch of Broadway has a modernized appearance. The buses, at lower left, have replaced the streetcars. And automobiles are everywhere. Few buildings remain that can be compared with those in the old picture. Missing are the…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Streetcars played an important role in everyday life here when this photo of Broadway--looking west from the Masonic Temple--was taken in 1908. There are three trams in the photo. The only other visible means of…

Remember when Broadway boasted the Continental kellar Co., Broadway Theater and The Ranks Department Store? The buildings shown in the 1950s photo were part of the downtown business district. Note the films on the theater marquee--Shirley Temple in…

Part of downtown Council center is the corner of West Broadway at Main and Fourth Streets where four banks or savings and loans are located.

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Three photographs of the 1400 block of West Broadway

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Two photographs of the 1300 block of West Broadway.

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Photograph of Lathrop Novelty, 542 West Broadway - Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Photograph of the Hudson Service Station at the corner of West Broadway and 20th.
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