The Julien Dubuque Monument and the Catfish Creek Bridge

Title

The Julien Dubuque Monument and the Catfish Creek Bridge

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

In this image, the Julien Dubuque Monument may be seen on top of a bluff. A door and two windows in the monument are clearly visible. A steel railroad bridge is in the foreground. The waters of Catfish Creek are visible below the bridge. Two men are walking across the bridge toward the photographer. A small white building and the west bank of the Mississippi River are faintly visible in the background. The number 1282 is written on a label that has been stuck to the lower left corner of the slide.

Date

1915-1917

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

Bridges
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
Herman J. Loemker Collection
Lantern slides

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Relation

Herman J. Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Identifier

LO 011

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass lantern slide scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2015 LORAS COLLEGE

Publisher

This record is part of the Herman J. Loemker Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Original Format

1 lantern slide: b & w

Physical Dimensions

3.25 x 4.0 in.

Files

loemker011.jpg

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “The Julien Dubuque Monument and the Catfish Creek Bridge,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed September 19, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/267.