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34 black and white photographs and drawings in an envelope labeled "Immortal River, Chapter 13 (?) Extras," in reference to Cal Fremling's book about the Mississippi River. Part of the Cal R. Fremling collection. Items are photographic prints created from historical photographs and displays created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul district), and other unknown photographers. Also included are four cross-section drawings showing "the evolution of the Mississippi River Valley at Winona" as one example of geologic and river development in the driftless ("unglaciated") region, used as figures on pages 66-67 of Immortal River. Other image subjects include: barge construction and traffic, wing dams, maps, riverboats, plants and wildlife, Fountain City, river maintenance, industry, historical river workers. Some prints dated and attributed. Reprint dates are unknown. Exact locations pictured unknown unless specified. Print sizes are mostly 8"x10" with some smaller (5"x10" , 7"x9"). Cross-section drawings are 9"x8.5" and backed with cardboard.
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Mississippi River; United State Army Corps of Engineers; Winona, Minn.; Fountain City; Wis.
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Animal Sciences | Aquaculture and Fisheries | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Entomology | Life Sciences | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
Fremling, Cal R., "Immortal River photograph extras" (1960). Cal Fremling Photographs. 49.
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