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    • Sandbags on Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A line of sandbags diverted water from Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood in St. Peter onto North Eighth Street. The water was first sent through a ravine along the south side of the Earl Fitch house at 416 North Eighth Street. The water...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-04-23

    • 1997-04-23
    • Volume 3, Number 47, Issue 151. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • Sandbagged homes, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Sandbags help to protect homes in St. Peter from flood water in 1965. Many homes and other structures were threatened by flood water.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The home of the Henry Kretschmer family at 324 North Eighth Street in St. Peter can be seen in the background of this photo taken in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The sandbags in the foreground were part of a dike that was constructed along...
    • 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
    • Flood damage on North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The damage to North Eighth Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen clearly in this photo, which looks to the north from the intersection with Madison Street. Water from along Sunrise Drive was released along North Eighth and Madison...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood damage on North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • From the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets, this view to the north shows the damage caused along North Eighth Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. Water from a dike along Sunrise Drive was released to make its way to the...
    • 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
    • Flood water at North Eighth and Madison Streets, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A Rescue Service truck stopped in front of the Henry Kretschmer family home at 324 North Eighth Street during the flood in St. Peter in 1965. Flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive was sent along North Eighth and...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • 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
    • 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 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 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
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The damage to Madison Street in St. Peter caused by the controlled release of water from behind a dike along Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood is shown in this photo. The photo was taken in the intersection of North Eighth and Madison Streets,...
    • 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 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 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 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
    • 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
    • Madison Street dike and flood damage, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Madison Street in St. Peter was severely damaged by water that was released from a dike along Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood. The water was channeled from Sunrise Drive to North Eighth and Madison Streets to the Recreation Field, from which...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Madison Street dike and flood water, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The dike along the south side of Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood is visible in this photograph that was taken from a location on the north side of Madison, between North Eighth and North Seventh Streets. The street sign is at the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This photograph is part of a large series of photographs that was taken during the 1965 flood in St. Peter. It appears to be the site along Sunrise Drive where a break was made in the dike to allow rapidly rising flood water to be directed...
    • 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
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Damage to Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen in this photo. Water from a controlled release in a dike along Sunrise Drive was diverted to North Eighth and Madison Streets, from which it made its way to the Minnesota...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Madison Street in St. Peter became a shallow river while flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive flowed toward the Recreation Field and the Minnesota River. The water was initially directed onto North Eighth Street...
    • 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
    • Flood damage on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The damage along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen in this photo. Water had been sent along the street in order to relieve the pressure on a dike along Sunrise Drive. The garage and the rear of the Conrad Anderson...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike construction along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flood water from melted snow west of the city can be seen behind the dike that was constructed along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. Many people responded to the urgent call for volunteers to build the dike. The trees at the far...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Fitch residence during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The pink house at the upper left was the home of the Earl and Elaine Fitch family at 416 North Eighth Street in St. Peter. The sandbags mark the route of water that was ultimately diverted from Sunrise Drive to the Recreation Field and 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 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
    • 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 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
    • First Lutheran Church during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The First Lutheran Church in St. Peter at 1114 West Traverse Road can be seen in the distance in this 1965 view taken from a corn field west of Sunrise Drive. Sandbags and piles of sand mark the site of a dike that was built to hold back the large...
    • 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
    • Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The First Lutheran Church in St. Peter at 1114 West Traverse Road can be seen in the distance in this 1965 view of flood water along Sunrise Drive. The approaching car is going south past sandbags and piles of sand at the site of a dike that was...
    • 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
    • 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

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