Picture of the Day: Relics

A couple of relics: Old Style beer on an abandoned, historic building in Keithsburg, IL (photo taken June 2015). See more photos here.

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Shokokon

A small riverside community that located on the wet side of the levee, Shokokon traces its origins to 1836 when Robert McQueen platted a village of 16 square blocks, attracted by the relatively good river access. For a number of years, residents could take a ferry from Shokokon across the river to Iowa. Joseph Smith, founder […]

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Picture of the Day: Pelicans Chasing a Heron

Two American white pelicans chase a blue heron at Lock and Dam 16 near Muscatine, Iowa (photo taken June 2015). See more photos here.

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