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Curving railroad tracks are shown running along the rocky banks of a small river. Telephone poles are visible between the tracks and the river. The photographer’s notes indicate that this image was taken along the banks of “the South Fork of the…

A narrow spine of limestone is visible projecting upward from the top of a low hill. Tree cover the hill. An iron bridge, constructed on limestone abutments and spanning a small stream, may be seen below the rock. The photographer’s notes indicate…

According to the photographer’s notes, this image was taken “looking northwest towards Buena Vista, Iowa.” The waters of the Mississippi River are visible, as are houses, railroad tracks and a railroad trestle.

A rocky bluff rises above a river. The photographer’s notes indicate that this image was taken near Buena Vista, Iowa, thus the river is probably the Mississippi River.

Three young women, seen also in image LO 237, are seated or standing near a large rock. The photographer’s notes indicate that this image would have been taken on a bluff near Balltown, Iowa.

A brick church with a limestone foundation is shown in this image, Snow covers the ground. Four concrete steps lead up to an arched, wooden door. A short, white wooden steeple topped with ornate lightning rods tops the building. The photographer’s…

This image shows a large, three story, white frame building. There is a porch across the front of the structure. An ornate lightning rod visible on the peaked roof. The building faces an unpaved street. Two automobiles may be seen parked in front of…

This image shows the rear of a small one story frame school house. Two out houses are also visible. The Sherrill Mound, and the Methodist Episcopal Church and parsonage in Sherrill, Iowa are visible in the distance.

Two men dressed in suits are standing in a field near a row of trees. A low row of stones and other possible signs of future or past construction are visible on the ground near where the men are standing.

Three young women are standing on the top of a rocky bluff near Balltown, Iowa. Fields may be seen in the background below the bluff. The bluffs along the Mississippi River may be seen in the background.