Iowa Historic photos, documents, and people

January 4, 1912

My paternal grandparents, Ida Berg and Alva Gibbs married and raised 11 children, 8 boys and 3 girls. Most of their married life they lived in Sioux City, Iowa where Grandpa was a carpenter. He built

1900

Congregation of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Stanhope, Iowa, circa 1900. My great grandparents, Rasmus Rasmusson and Marie Satre Rasmusson back row, 17 and 18 from the right (count carefully). She w

April, 1943

C. & N.W. R.R. Cloe Weaver, mother of four children, employed as a helper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa. She is learning to operate the turntable. Her husband works for a structural steel company

July 4, 1938

Charles Leslie Bemus born 1876 and his wife Minnie born 1880 raised a large family while running their Iowa farm. This is the year they left the farm and moved back east to Star Lake, New York.

April, 1943

Women wipers of the Chicago and North Western Railroad cleaning one of the giant "H" class locomotives, Clinton, Iowa. Mrs. Marcella Hart and Mrs. Viola Sievers

April, 1943

C. & N.W. R.R., Mrs. Marcella Hart, mother of three children, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa

April, 1943

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, C. & N.W. R.R., Clinton, Iowa

1900

C. & N.W. Ry. i.e. Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct over Des Moines River, near Boone, Iowa

Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railroad-Rock Rapids Station, Railroad Track and Bridge