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Davenport, Iowa, United States of America in North America

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'Rock Island, Illinois.- Davenport, Iowa', 1874. Creator: Alfred Waud Featured Davenport Print

'Rock Island, Illinois.- Davenport, Iowa', 1874. Creator: Alfred Waud

'Rock Island, Illinois.- Davenport, Iowa', 1874. Cities on the banks of the Mississippi, USA. 'On the eastern bank, in Illinois, is the city of Rock Island. Opposite to it, on the other shore, is the city of Davenport, in the State of Iowa. These are both connected with the island by bridges, through which steamers pass by means of draws. These bridges were the first that spanned the Mississippi, and they met intense opposition from the steamboat-men, who hired gangs of desperadoes to burn them down as fast as the workmen erected them'. From "Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In, A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists" Vol. II, edited by William Cullen Bryant. [D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1874]

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