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1. Red Owl Super Market during flood, Fargo, N.D. Red Owl Super Market during flood, Fargo, N.D. Floods; Flood control; Grocery stores; Pumps; View looking south on South Broadway looking toward Island Park. Image taken during flood with two buildings visible. The foremost building is the southwest corner of the Moody's department store building....

2. Aerial over south 4th Street during flood, Fargo, N.D. Aerial over south 4th Street during flood, Fargo, N.D. Floods; Levees; Flood control; Residential streets; Houses; Aerial photographs; Aerial looking directly north from near the intersection of 4th Street S. and 13th Avenue S. view shows earthen dike and flooded Red River at right. Some earth moving equipment is visible in the foreground....

3. Sandbagged storefronts, Grafton, N.D. Sandbagged storefronts, Grafton, N.D. Floods; Flood control; Commercial facilities; Sidewalks; View looking down a covered sidewalk with store fronts visible on the right side. Sandbags are stacked on the sidewalk in front of the businesses. Some flood water is visible on the street in the distance....

4. Flood at Lyle Erickson home, Raymond Township, Cass County, N.D. Flood at Lyle Erickson home, Raymond Township, Cass County, N.D. Flood control; Floods; An aerial view of the Fargo flood of 1969. This also shows the Lyle Erickson Home completely surrounded by flood waters as well as a sliver of road being engulfed by the rising waters.

5. Fargo Flood Fargo Flood Flood control; Floods; Levees; Tractors; This image provides an aerial view of the Fargo flood of 1969. It also details the use of sandbags, levees, and and pumps as procedures to assist in the flood fight. Exact location unknown.

6. View of levee construction, Fargo, N.D. View of levee construction, Fargo, N.D. Levees; Flood control; Construction; Engineering & construction; Bulldozers; View looking at levee located at the foot of 7th Avenue S., while under construction. A man on a bulldozer visible in the foreground. In the background are several houses.

7. Mayors of Fargo, N.D. and Moorehead, Minn, with first water over the new Red River flood control dam Mayors of Fargo, N.D. and Moorehead, Minn, with first water over the new Red River flood control dam Mayors; Government officials; Water; Flood control; Rivers; Dam construction; Dams; Mayor Herschel Lashkowitz, of Fargo, N.D. (left), and Mayor I. T. Stenerson, of Moorhead, Minn. (right), walking in water at site of Red River flood control dam. Mayor Lashkowitz is holding a jar filled...

8. Aerial over flood control project, Fargo, N.D. Aerial over flood control project, Fargo, N.D. Flood control; Levees; Rivers; Aerial photographs; Aerial view looking north over flood control project area during construction. View taken showing the old channel of the river with a dotted line marking where the new channel will flow as well and the...

9. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Flood Control Project, Red River of the North sign U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Flood Control Project, Red River of the North sign Signs (Notices); Billboards; Uniforms; Construction workers; Military personnel; Flood control; Two men shaking hands, one man dressed in military uniform, the other with a hard hat. They are standing beside a sign that states "U.S. Army Engineer District St. Paul Corps of Engineers, Local Flood...

10. Rechanneling the Red River, north of Fargo, N.D. Rechanneling the Red River, north of Fargo, N.D. Steam shovels; Channels; Rivers; Flood control; A steam shovel working on rechanneling project north of Fargo, N.D. on the Red River at a location known as Chimney Bend. Location near Edgewood golf course.

11. Aerial photograph looking northeast over flood control project on the Red River between, Fargo, N.D. Aerial photograph looking northeast over flood control project on the Red River between, Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead, Minn. Levees; Dikes (Engineering); Rivers; Dams; Flood control; Channels; Aerial photographs; Aerial photograph looking northeast from near St. John's Hospital, showing the newly completed levee, dam and rerouted river channel for flood protection on the Red River of the North between Fargo, N.D....

12. Automobile on earthen levee, Fargo, N.D. Automobile on earthen levee, Fargo, N.D. Levees; Automobiles; Flood control; Clotheslines; Laundry; View showing an automobile driving on top of earthen levee. Garbage cans and laundry hanging on a clothes line visible in the foreground.

13. First water into new channel created for flood protection project, Red River of the North, Fargo, N.D. First water into new channel created for flood protection project, Red River of the North, Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead, Minn. Flood control; Steam shovels; Construction equipment; Rivers; Channels; Levees; Engineering & construction; Water towers; Power plants; Two steam shovels and other construction equipment digging an opening into levee holding back Red River of the North. Water visible flowing into new channel. Moorhead, Minnesota power plant and water tower...

14. Earthen levee along Heart River, Mandan, N.D. Earthen levee along Heart River, Mandan, N.D. Dikes (Engineering); Rivers; Flood control; Levees; Trees; View looking down earthen levee, shortly after construction. There is no vegetation on the levee. The Heart River is visible on the right side of the image. There are trees also visible on either side...

15. Concrete dike along the Heart River, Mandan, N.D. Concrete dike along the Heart River, Mandan, N.D. Dikes (Engineering); Rivers; Industrial facilities; Smokestacks; Water towers; Mills; Flood control; A concrete wall running between the Heart River and Russell-Miller Milling facility. A portion of the mill building is visible with a smokestack and water tower.

16. Upstream view from the Jamestown Dam, before flooding, Jamestown, N.D. Upstream view from the Jamestown Dam, before flooding, Jamestown, N.D. Dams; Waterways; Rivers; Valleys; Reservoirs; View from top of Jamestown Dam looking upstream at area that will be flooded by water buildup. To the right is visible a portion of the outlet works. The James River can be scene to the horizon.

17. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Floods; Supermarkets; People; Sand; Flood control; Trucks; Dogs; View looking at people in front of Red Owl Supermarket on S. Broadway. Flood waters appear to be rising near front entry of building. There are some filled sandbags in the image. There is a Knerr's Ice...

18. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Floods; Supermarkets; People; Sand; Flood control; Trucks; Bicycles & tricycles; View looking at people in front of Red Owl Supermarket on South Broadway. Flood waters appear to be rising near front entry of building. There are some filled sandbags in image. There is a Knerr's Ice...

19. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Red Owl Supermarket during flood of 1943, Fargo, N.D. Floods; Supermarkets; People; Sand; Flood control; People crowded around the front of Red Owl Supermarket on South Broadway in Fargo. There is a pile of sand and some filled sandbags in front of the store. Flood water appears to be at the side of the building....
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