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    • 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
    • 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 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, 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
    • 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 flooded Mill Pond, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This dike along the west side of the mill pond in St. Peter was quickly overwhelmed by the rapidly rising flood water of the Minnesota River in 1965. The photograph was taken from slightly higher ground at the east end of Nassau Street, looking...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This portion of Madison Street in St. Peter was destroyed by flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in 1965. The building at the far left was on the Henry Kretschmer property at 324 North Eighth Street. The view...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Damage to Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood was extensive. Flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive was sent along North Eighth and Madison Streets to the Recreation Field, from which it made its way to...
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • Dike on Sunrise Drive looking south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The 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. Gustavus Adolphus College and the city water tower can be seen to...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 damage on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The damage done by the controlled release of flood water from a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter during the 1965 flood can be seen in this photo that looks westward along Madison Street from its intersection with North Washington Avenue. The...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood damage on Madison Street looking west, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Flowing water along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood caused the damage shown in this photograph. The water came from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive, and was initially sent along North Eighth Street before...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood damage on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The aftermath of flood water flowing along Madison Street in St. Peter in 1965 can be seen in this photograph, which was taken from a location on Madison, looking toward the warm-up shack of the skating rink, which can be seen at the far left, and...
    • 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
    • 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 south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • North Eighth Street in St. Peter was extensively damaged by flood water from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive in 1965. The water initially traveled through a ravine until it was diverted onto North Eighth Street between houses...
    • 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
    • Flood water along North Eighth Street looking north, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The water in this photo flowed along North Eighth Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood, following a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive, which ultimately sent the water to the Minnesota River. The view is to the north, from a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water along Sunrise Drive looking south, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • The water visible to the right came from melted snow west of St. Peter during the 1965 flood. A dike was constructed along Sunrise Drive to prevent the water from flooding the city below. Various people and vehicles on Sunrise Drive can be seen...
    • 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
    • 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 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 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
    • 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 and dike on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A large amount of water flowed along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood, causing significant damage. The water came from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive. That water was initially directed onto North Eighth...
    • 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
    • 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

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