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    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The water is flowing rapidly under the College Street bridge during the flood of 1908. The businesses on College Street that are visible in the photo are (left to right): Riverside Livery (McConnell and Conway); furniture store of Cliff E....
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The rising water drowned out the fires at the Water Works, shutting down the pumps. All the manufacturing plants including the city light and power house were shut down due to lack of water. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Aerial photograph of city during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This 1965 aerial image shows the flooded Minnesota River at St. Peter and large portions of the city's business district. The white spire of the Nicollet County Courthouse can be seen near the bottom, to the right of the center of the photograph. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial photograph of city during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This 1965 aerial image shows the flooded Minnesota River at St. Peter and large portions of the city's business district. The white spire of the Nicollet County Courthouse can be seen in the center of the far right portion of the photograph. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial photograph of the city during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This 1965 aerial image shows the flooded Minnesota River at St. Peter. The Peavey Grain Company's elevator is at the right, above the railroad track. The St. Peter Feed Mill and the St. Peter Creamery are on high ground along the river to the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial photograph of the city during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This aerial view shows the business district of St. Peter and the flooded Minnesota River in 1965. The Broadway bridge is at the right, and the Nicollet County Courthouse can be seen below and slightly to the left of the bridge. The view extends...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial view during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This aerial view shows the City of St. Peter and the flooded Minnesota River Valley to the east in 1965. The Broadway bridge is near the center of the photograph, and Minnesota Avenue runs diagonally upward across the image, beginning near the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Aerial view during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Large portions of the City of St. Peter and the flooded Minnesota River Valley to the east can be seen in this aerial view that was taken in 1965. The Broadway bridge can be seen slightly to the left of the center of the image.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Airplane documenting 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • St. Peter resident Bob Swedberg, who owned and operated the Swedberg Drug Store in St. Peter, went up in this airplane to take aerial views of the flooded Minnesota River Valley during the 1965 flood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 - Southeast Minnesota, Red Wing to Faribault

    • 1980
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 Southeast Minnesota" contains a legend of signs and symbols, the larger bikeways map, and the map index. The back side contains: a list of county, municipal, and state parks, state forests, and state...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 42 - South Central Minnesota, Albert Lea to Lake Crystal

    • 1980
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 42 - South Central Minnesota" contains a legend of signs and symbols, the larger bikeways map, and the map index. The back side contains: a list of county, municipal, and state parks and state rest areas;...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Ballpark flooded, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1950 - 1960
    • View of the Shakopee ball park under water. A portion of the bleachers, some fencing and fence posts, and the roof of a dugout are visible.
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view of the flooded Minnesota River and the Broadway bridge was taken from Levee Park in St. Peter. The Peavey Grain Company's elevator in Le Sueur County can be seen in the distance.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Taken from Levee Park in St. Peter, this image shows the south side of the Broadway bridge and the ice chunks in the flooded Minnesota River. The flood water threatened to destroy the bridge by eroding its supports.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The Broadway bridge in St. Peter is shown under severe stress from the flood water of the Minnesota River in this 1965 image. The picture was taken from high ground east of North Front Street. The top of the Peavey Grain Company's elevator across...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view across the Broadway bridge at St. Peter, taken during the 1965 flood of the Minnesota River, shows men at work on the eastern end of the bridge. Large quantities of fill were used to stabilize the bridge supports there.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The Broadway bridge in St. Peter is shown under severe stress from the flood water of the Minnesota River in this 1965 image. The picture was taken from high ground east of North Front Street.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge looking to Omaha Depot, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-25
    • This colorized postcard shows the flooded road east of the Broadway bridge in St. Peter on June 25, 1908. The water of the Minnesota River has reached the Omaha Depot, which is shown in the center of the postcard. A steam locomotive is visible to...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Children wade in Red River flood waters, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • View is to the west from the Moorhead side of the Red River. About 16 children stand on Moorhead bank at left and wade in the river. Tree foliage indicates this was a summer rain flood.
    • Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
    • Standard Atlas, Blue Earth County, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Full title reads, "Standard Atlas of Blue Earth County, Minnesota, including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county. Map of the state, United States and World. Patrons Directory, Reference Business Directory and...
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Standard Atlas of Grant County, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Plat book of Grant County containing plats of all townships with owner's names, plats of county villages, also maps of the state, the United States and the world also an Outline Map of the county showing locations of townships, villages, roads,...
    • Grant County Historical Society
    • College Street bridge during the 1908 flood, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • Spectators are watching the raging flood waters from the College (4th Street) Street bridge. The Chicago Great Western Railroad bridge is also visible After several days of drenching rains along the Zumbro River basin, the river overflowed its...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Conrad Anderson home and Madison Street dike, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The Conrad Anderson family home at 320 North Seventh Street is in the center of this photograph that was taken in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. A portion of a dike along the south side of Madison Street can be seen at the far right. Water was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view to the west along Madison Street from North Seventh Street in St. Peter, Minnesota during the 1965 flood. The water on the street is from a controlled release of flood water from a dike that was constructed along Sunrise Drive. The photo...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A sandbag dike along North Eighth Street in St. Peter in 1965 turned flood water flowing eastward from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive into a southward flow for one half of a block. The water then traveled eastward on Madison...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive looking south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view to the south along Sunrise Drive, looking toward Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota during the 1965 flood. The trees in the distance were located in Calvary Cemetery. A dike was constructed on the west side of Sunrise Drive...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike shown here was constructed along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood in order to prevent water from melted snow west of the city from flooding the city below. First Lutheran Church can be seen in the distance to the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view is mainly to the south along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The area in the foreground was flooded by melted snow from west of the city. The sandbag dike visible here protected the city below from the flood water. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike shown here was constructed along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood in order to prevent water from melted snow west of the city from flooding the city below. First Lutheran Church can be seen in the distance to the...
    • 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
    • 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
    • Dike and flood damage on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The dike along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood was constructed along the street in order to direct flood water to the Recreation Field and the Minnesota River from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive. The STOP...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike and flood damage on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The dike system along Madison Street in St. Peter in 1965 is visible in this view to the west from a location near the intersection with North Washington Avenue. The flood water came from a controlled release in a dike along Sunrise Drive. The...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike and flood damage on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This photograph was taken in St. Peter during the 1965 flood from a location at the intersection of North Seventh and Madison Streets. This view to the west shows the damage caused by the controlled release of water from a dike along Sunrise Drive...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike at electrical substation, Nassau Street; St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A dike is shown under construction along the east side of the electrical substation at the east end of Nassau Street in St. Peter in this 1965 flood photograph. Water from the nearby Minnesota River was rising rapidly and had already overwhelmed a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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