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    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release at a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter can be seen as it is being diverted from North Eighth Street onto Madison Street as it makes its way to the Minnesota River during the 1965 flood. The garage and the rear...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view to the north along Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood in St. Peter shows the sandbag dike that was built along Sunrise Drive to contain flood water from melted snow west of the city. First Lutheran Church can be seen to the right of the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water released from a dike along Sunrise Drive flowed along North Eighth Street in the foreground of this photo before it was diverted to flow eastward along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The photo was taken in the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water route beside 416 North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter flowed through this ravine along the south side of the Earl Fitch home at 416 North Eighth Street. The water was then directed onto North Eighth and Madison Streets, from...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbag dike on North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike system that is shown in this photo was constructed in order to direct flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The dike along Sunrise Drive was in danger of being...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Madison Street dike and Conrad Anderson home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The house in the center of the photo was the home of Conrad Anderson at 320 North Seventh Street in St. Peter at the time of the 1965 flood. The large pile on the right side of the photo was part of an extensive sandbag dike that ran along Madison...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water flows eastward along Madison Street toward the Recreation Field in St. Peter in this 1965 photograph. The water came from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive. It ultimately reached the Minnesota River. This photograph was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Minnesota River and Broadway Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Sandbags, large rocks, and riprap were used to stabilize the east end of the Highway 99 bridge at St. Peter during the 1965 flood. It was feared that the rapidly moving water of the Minnesota River would erode the bridge supports sufficiently to...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike and electrical substation, Nassau Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Construction of a sandbag dike on the north side of the east end of Nassau Street during the 1965 flood in St. Peter is underway. In the background can be seen the electrical substation above the mill pond. A dike that was previously constructed...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbags in the foreground of this photograph were in the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets in St. Peter in 1965. The view looks to the east along Madison. A large volume of flood water was sent along this route from a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Highway 99 looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The site where the main railroad track crosses Highway 99 east of St. Peter is covered by flood water from the Minnesota River in 1965. The Milwaukee Road boxcar was on a siding at the Peavey elevator slightly to the east of the crossing.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view to the north along the sandbag dike that was constructed along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. First Lutheran Church can be seen on the right side of the photo. Flood water from melted snow west of the city can be seen...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike at the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets in St. Peter in 1965 is in the foreground in this photograph that looks to the north along North Eighth Street. The dike extended for half of a block along North Eighth...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Highway 99, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flood water from the Minnesota River has covered Highway 99 east of St. Peter in this 1965 photograph. The Peavey elevator is visible in the distance, slightly to the east of the railroad track that crosses the highway. The location is in Kasota...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Madison Street flood looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive flowed eastward along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The water was sent through a ravine to North Eighth Street, diverted onto Madison Street, and sent into the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Mill Pond and City Dump, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flood water from the Minnesota River has covered the area around the Mill Pond below the east end of Nassau Street in St. Peter in 1965. A sign pointing the way to the city dump, which was located along the east side of the Mill Pond at that time,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • At left can be seen flood water behind a dike that was constructed along Sunrise Drive in 1965. Melted snow that not able to soak into frozen ground west of Sunrise Drive created a large body of water in that area. A break was made in this dike...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood damage on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Material for a dike along both the north and south sides of Madison Street in St. Peter in 1965 is visible in this photograph, which was taken from a location near the intersection with North Seventh Street. The view looks toward the Recreation...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water at Highway 22 bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Large amounts of ice can be seen at the Highway 22 bridge over the flooded Minnesota River in 1965 at St. Peter. The photograph was taken from a location above the river by the Holiday House Supper Club on the east side of the river. This...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbags shown in this photo were part of a large dike that was constructed along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood to prevent water from melted snow west of the city from flooding the city below. First Lutheran Church can be...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Skaro Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Skaro Street in St. Peter was flooded by water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter in 1965. The water flowed onto North Eighth Street, was diverted onto Madison Street, and was sent into the Recreation Field,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded railroad depot looking south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The old railroad depot at St. Peter can be seen at the far right in this photograph taken during the 1965 flood. Water from the Minnesota River covered Highway 99 east of St. Peter, as well as the main railroad track that ran in front of the depot...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Two children are shown standing where flood water had destroyed Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The sandbag dike in this photo was constructed along North Eighth and Madison Streets in order to send water from a controlled...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water route west of North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view to the west along a ravine between Madison and Skaro Streets and west of North Eighth Street in St. Peter, Minnesota. Flood water behind a dike along Sunrise Drive was released into the ravine and diverted onto North Eighth and Madison...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded house, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This house at St. Peter was flooded by the rapidly rising Minnesota River in 1965. The house was located slightly beyond the eastern end of the bridge across the river at Broadway. The location is in Kasota Township in Le Sueur County.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike and flood damage on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Some of the water that was released from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen in this view to the east along Madison Street. The car at the left was parked in front of the Ray Olson family home at 403 North...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water on North Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view looking westward up Chestnut Street from North Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter was taken in 1965 when flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive was making its way to the nearby Minnesota River.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Highway 22, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view toward the southeast along flooded State Highway 22, looking toward the bridge over the Minnesota River near the south end of St. Peter, Minnesota during the 1965 flood. This location is in Kasota Township in Le Sueur County.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water on North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This dike along North Eighth Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood sent water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive to Madison Street. This photo looks to the north, from a location at the intersection of North Eighth and...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded house, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This house at St. Peter was flooded by the rapidly rising Minnesota River in 1965. The house was located slightly beyond the eastern end of the bridge across the river at Broadway. The location is in Kasota Township in Le Sueur County.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water along North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen flowing along North Eighth Street in this photo taken from the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets. The view looks to the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded North Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flood water flows along North Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The photograph looks westward up Chesnut Street at its intersection with North Minnesota Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Highway 99 looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Highway 99 east of St. Peter is shown covered by flood water from the Minnesota River in 1965. The railroad boxcar was located on a siding at the Peavey elevator, slightly to east of where the main railroad track crossed the highway.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view to the north along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter, Minnesota during the 1965 flood. The dike shown in the photo was constructed in order to prevent melted snow that was not able to soak into frozen soil from flooding the community below the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • North Minnesota Avenue looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A portion of North Minnesota Avenue was covered by flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter in 1965. That water was sent onto North Eighth Street, diverted to Madison Street, and allowed to spill into the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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