Paul Vincent Craven, AA0PE
Above is the Raccoon River
choked with ice. This picture was taken about one mile east of I-35 along Grand
Avenue in West Des Moines. The massive ice chunks caused damage to the Walnut
Woods park (across the river from the picture). When the river went over its
banks, the blocks of ice sheared off the smaller trees.
This is the river a few days
later, with the ice jam gone. The river was still very high when this picture
River looking forward
River looking left
looking left after ice jam cleared
to wait for this train to pass before taking the pictures.