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Council Bluffs Changing Scene: Taken about 1920, just a few years before the structure burned down, this picture shows the roller coaster which thrilled thousands of people every year in the old Manawa amusement park. It stood at the northwest…

Today...the site of the old band sand [sic] is now a modern playground, with many types of equipment available for public use. This is one of the most popular spots in the city for youngsters during the summer months.

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--Some 50 years ago, when this photo was taken, this old band stand was a popular part of Fairmount Park. It was located near the south entrance of the park, along the main drive. Thousands of persons attended the…

Photograph of Fairmount Park Glens

Photographs of Council Bluffs taken from Fairmount Park

A photograph of Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Newly planted trees, shrubs and flower beds decorate the city's newest and smallest park. It occupies the east edge of the Viaduct parking lot at Eighth and Broadway. The camera points toward the Eighth and Broadway intersection.

Botna Bend Park...dedicated Wednesday at Hancock, is viewed by Ward Garrett, Frank Stempel, Harold Borwick and John Scheffler.

Parks B48.tif
Picture of the spring fed fountain at Big Lake Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Omaha H367.tif
Postcard. Upper lake, Hanscom Park, Omaha, NE.

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View down Broadway toward Playland Park

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Postcard. New fountain in Bayliss Square, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Photograph of the Bayliss Park Fountain in Council Bluffs (Iowa) - Council Bluffs Public Library and City Hall in the background.

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Aerial photograph of Fairmount Park - Kiwanis Pt. in Foreground

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Aerial photograph of Robert's Park and Army Reserve

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De Soto Nat'l Wildlife Refuge #2 - 1980's (-1990's)
Upset over treatment of DeSoto. No date.
Avian cholera outbreak claims 2,300 birds at DeSoto refuge. January 13, 1980
DeSoto planning to burn fields. March 30, 1980
To exhibit Bertrand…

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3 photos - Northeast corner of 40th St. and West Broadway(Playland Park roller coaster)

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Postcard depicting roller coaster at Playland Park.

Seven postcards depicting Bayliss Park.
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