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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 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…

Aerial photo of downtown Council Bluffs, looking north to the hospital from about 9th Avenue, bunded on the right by 7th Street. Landmarks pictured include Bayliss Park, the old courthouse, the old Public Library, Park Building, Bennett Building,…

Aerial photo of Broadway, looking northeast from 8th Street. Landmarks shown include: Post Office/Federal Building, Bayliss Park, the Park Building, the Ogden Hotel, City Auditorium, and First Methodist Church.

Aerial photo of Council Bluffs, looking north from 9th Avenue along South Main Street . Landmarks pictured include: old public library, old courthouse, Strand Theater, Woodward Candy Company, old post office, old Abraham Lincoln High School,…

Today...the old City Auditorium has lost all its glamor. While the balcony seats are still in place, the main floor is cluttered and crowded with post office equipment. The building at North Main St. and Washington Ave. has been used as the…

Today...a new building has replaced the old machine shop, now houses the parcel post station on a temporary basis while the Chieftain Van and Storage uses the old garage building. The same tower on Central Fire Station shows at left.

Today...only the basement part of the building stands. The main building was condemned and razed in 1951. The annex, at right, is still being used. Council Bluffs has been recommended for a new Federal Building-Post Office under the Lease-Purchase…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene--This is the Council Bluffs Post Office as it appeared in 1888. It was one of the largest buildings in the city at that time and it served as a focal point of civic interest.

Changing_Scene_1953_10_29_1953_025.jpg the Bryant-Main-Washington intersection is the fire department's Central Station. The old bell has been transplanted to the roof of the new building. The old sign lies in the attic. Indian Creek is underground. The Post Office has…

Photograph of new government building and post office. Southwest corner of Sixth Street and Broadway. Dedicated in 1888. Enlarged twice. Torn down in 1950.

General Delivery Clerk Henry Christensen, 210 Greenview Drive, prepares to stuff a load of mail into a rented box at the Council Bluffs Post Office. Although this year's volume of Christmas mail was down slightly from last year, postal authorities…

June/July 2014 Historical Society newsletter.
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