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Susan Craig speaking at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony

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Lisa Parker speaking at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony

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Audience at ICPL groundbreaking ceremony

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Mayor Ernie Lehman speaking at ICPL groundbreaking

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Shovels and hard hats at ICPL groundbreaking

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Craig family with shovels doing groundbreaking

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Craig family with shovels doing groundbreaking

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Savation Army truck, downed power lines, uprooted trees

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Traffic circle at Washington and Summit streets. Downed power lines explain the blackout.

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The F2 tornado caused the Gilbert Street Happy Joe's to shut down permanently. A Quad City Times article from 2007 reported the owner, John Danneman, ran his business at 102 2nd Street Coralville, the pizza parlour's current home. That article also…

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Power lines, trees, and other debris create a barricade on South Governor Street.

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Houses and buildings were severely damaged along Iowa Avenue. Large trees, downed power lines, and other debris littered the ground.

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The 155-mph winds bent this rain gutter around the trunk of this small tree.

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"Dorothy," the tornado sculpture at the Dubuque Street entrance of the pedestrian mall, was not damaged by the storm. The sculpture was created by Justine Zimmer.

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Dairy Queen at 526 South Riverside Drive experienced heavy damage from 2006 the tornado.

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Henry Hartwig founded this automobile dealer in 1910 in Clutier, Iowa. He relocated the business to Iowa City's Riverside Drive in 1961. The family sold the business to Deery Brothers in 2007. The location of Hartwig Motors falls within the 500-year…

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Wall (with signs) surrounding ICPL construction site (library entrance).

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site. Sign- Linn Street & Library Entrance

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "Come on in."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "We are open."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "A new public library for everybody."

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Wall surrounding ICPL construction site, "To downtown, to fountain, to Library."
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