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    • 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
    • Flooded Minnesota River and Broadway Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The rapidly moving flood water of the Minnesota River eroded soil at the east end of the Highway 99 bridge at St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The water was moving from south to north, which is from left to right in this photo. At the time, it...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Minnesota River at the Highway 22 Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The flooded Minnesota River can be seen from the west end of the old bridge on State Highway 22 at St. Peter in 1965. A small portion of the Rabbit Road bridge can be seen at the far right, beyond the river bridge. This location is in Kasota...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Minnesota River and Broadway Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A load of riprap falls into the water at the east end of the Highway 99 bridge in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The rapidly moving water of the Minnesota River was eroding the soil from the base of the bridge, threatening to collapse it. See...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota River flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1881
    • View of the flooded Minnesota River at St. Peter in 1881. Various buildings, including a grain elevator can be seen in the distance. A portion of the wooden bridge over the Minnesota River at Broadway is visible at far right.
    • 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
    • Minnesota River, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1879 - 1917
    • View of the Minnesota River at The Iron Bridge which connected Mankato to North Mankato.
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge over the Minnesota River, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • This photograph shows the Broadway Bridge over the Minnesota River at St. Peter in 1908, a year of extensive flooding along the river. The bridge was constructed in order to permit it to turn to allow the passage of riverboats. It spanned the...
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 Damage in 1951 in North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1951
    • Taken from the bank of the flooded Minnesota River, this photo shows the bridge that connected North Mankato, Minnesota, with the city of Mankato in 1951. Across the river, the Saulpaugh Hotel and other buildings in Mankato can be seen, as well as...
    • 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
    • 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 damage to Highway 99 looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The pavement of Highway 99 east of St. Peter was extensively damaged by the flood water of the Minnesota River in 1965. This photograph looks to the east, from a location near the railroad crossing a short distance from St. Peter, and near the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water at Highway 22 bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Large chunks of ice on the Minnesota River hit the Highway 22 bridge at St. Peter during the 1965 flood. This photograph was taken from the west end of the bridge. In the background, a small portion of the Rabbit Road bridge over the highway can...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Highway 99, east of St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flood water from the Minnesota River covers Highway 99 east of St. Peter in this 1965 photo. The Milwaukee Road boxcar is stranded on a railroad siding at the Peavey elevator, slightly east of where the railroad crosses the highway. The location...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbagged home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A number of houses in St. Peter were threatened by the flood water of the Minnesota River in 1965, including this one. A sandbag dike helped to protect the house.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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