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    • 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, 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 at electrical substation, Nassau Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Construction of a sandbag dike along the east side of the electrical substation at the east end of Nassau Street in St. Peter proceeds as the Minnesota River continues to rise rapidly at the base of the dike in 1965.
    • 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
    • Dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A child can be seen looking at the damage on Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The sandbag dike in the photo was constructed along North Eighth and Madison Streets in order to relieve the pressure on a dike along Sunrise Drive. ...
    • 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
    • Dike on North Eighth Street looking south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The street sign at the top of the photo, to the left of center, is at the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets in St. Peter. This view to the south along North Eighth Street was taken during the 1965 flood. A sandbag dike was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike shown here was constructed along North Eighth Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood to direct water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive. The water was sent along North Eighth and Madison Streets to the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dikes and flooded Mill Pond, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The sandbag dike in the foreground was constructed during the 1965 flood in St. Peter to protect the city's electrical substation that was located on the north side of the east end of Nassau Street from the rising Minnesota River. The dike shown...
    • 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 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
    • Flood water on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • From the intersection of North Eighth Street with Madison Street in St. Peter, flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive can be seen flowing eastward on Madison toward the Recreation Field and the Minnesota River in...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water on North Eighth Street looking north, 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
    • Flood water on North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • In the distance in this photograph, a sandbag dike can be seen that has turned the flow of flood water coming eastward from Sunrise Drive in St. Peter in 1965 to flow for one half of a block southward along North Eighth Street. The water was then...
    • 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
    • Minnesota Highways, February 1965

    • 1965-02
    • This issue covers the department budget process, the use of walkie talkies for communication in the field, and the testing of lime as a soil stabilizer. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, May 1952

    • 1952-05
    • This issue covers flooding and highway planning. There are many photographs of flooded roads. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, July 1969

    • 1969-07
    • This issue covers the opening of the Moorhead Information Center, ceremonies for Highway Patrol school graduates, and the study of the impact of driving habits on air pollution. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • The Jaysee Echo (Rochester, Minnesota), Volume 27, Number 3

    • 1959-10-09
    • The Jaysee Echo is a bi-weekly newspaper published by the students of Rochester Junior College. It includes summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc), articles on a variety of subjects, social events, and other topics of interest...
    • Rochester Community and Technical College
    • The Jaysee Echo (Rochester, Minnesota), Volume 26, Number 10

    • 1959-03-26
    • The Jaysee Echo is a bi-weekly newspaper published by the students of Rochester Junior College. It includes summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc), articles on a variety of subjects, social events, and other topics of interest...
    • Rochester Community and Technical College
    • The Booster Book: West Duluth in 1916

    • 1916
    • This book provides a history of West Duluth before 1916 and a detailed look at business and industry active in West Duluth at that time. It includes many photographs and brief biographies of early settlers and photographs of homes, buildings, and...
    • Duluth Public Library
    • Route of flood water near North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release at a sandbag dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter was sent through this ravine onto North Eighth Street to begin a lengthy journey to the Minnesota River during the 1965 flood. The house on the left side of this...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbag dike construction during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Volunteers are shown constructing a sandbag dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. This image was taken from a location on the east side of Sunrise Drive. The city water tower and the Myrum Memorial Fieldhouse can be seen to...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbag dike during the 1965 flood, North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This image shows a sandbag dike along Highway 169 in North Mankato at the time of the 1965 flood. The Seven Up Bottling Company at 207 West Elm Street in Mankato is visible across the Minnesota River near the left edge of the photograph.
    • 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
    • Sandbag dike on North Eighth Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A view mainly to the south along North Eighth Street, showing a dike built to send water from Sunrise Drive to Madison Street and the Recreation Field in St. Peter, Minnesota during the 1965 flood. The water ultimately made its way to the...
    • 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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