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Cutting The the grand opening of the new elevator at City Hall Tuesday morning is Mayor Josephy B. Katelman who had asked for the elevator 32 years ago. On hand at the ceremony are Quentin Renshaw, Floyd "Dutch" Kroger, and Mrs. Evelyn…

Today...the Kimball Elevator plant has grown. While part of the buildings have the same shape, the main building in foreground was reconstructed on the same site in 1930. The section at right was added to the original buildings in 1899. The company…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Kimball Bros. Elevator Works at Ninth St. and Eleventh Ave., appeared like this in 1897, according to an illustration in The Trans-Mississippian publication. The business moved to Council Bluffs from Anamosa in 1892,…

Before Firefighters Arrived...the wooden elevators of the Bluffs Elevator Co. were a wall of flame. George R. Cockle photographed this scene standing on a locomotive about 300 yards from the fire. It was taken about 5 minutes after the initial…

Dynamite Blast Rekindles Images...of the deadly explosion at the Bluffs Elevator Co on April 20, 1982. Paulson Construction Company is razing and removing the remnants of the concrete silos. Nonpareil by Steve Glowacki.

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Postcard. From back, "Loading grain from elevator onto river barge in the Missouri River at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photo by Myron Allerton."
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