[A dredge removes sand from the Mississippi River]

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Title

[A dredge removes sand from the Mississippi River]

Creator

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937

Description

A paddlewheel dredge may be seen removing sand from a narrow channel near a bank of the Mississippi River. Sand is visible pouring out of a pipe which extends from the dredge into the main river channel. A narrow wooden warf, probably constructed for loading and unloading passengers and cargo from boats, is visible on the river side of the dredge.

Subject

Dredges
Mississippi River
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

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

Relation

Herman J. Loemker Collection

Type

Still image

Date

1915-1917

Identifier

LO 026

Publisher

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

Coverage

Dubuque, Iowa

Citation

Loemker, Herman J., 1868-1937, “[A dredge removes sand from the Mississippi River],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/5435.