Recent comments: f/8 and Be There by Fred Lynch en-us By klrwhizkid -- Frisco steam locomotive - river flooding This from my friend and Cape Girardeau native, Ken McElreath; "The location of the photo is just south of the Marquette Cement Plant and its employee natatorium, along old highway 74 under the line of bluffs that used to be there. The billboard identifies the location, as well as the approximate date as you mention. The year is actually 1952, when the Mississippi River flooded all of downtown Cape Girardeau and the Frisco trackage, thus splitting the River Division in two. And this is... Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:48:26 -0600 By Hugh M Bean -- M.E. Leming Lumber Co. lasted nearly a century It is probably some sort of boom used for lifting. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:55:48 -0600 By jimblakemore2 -- M.E. Leming Lumber Co. lasted nearly a century What in the world is that in the background of picture 5, looking South where a barge is being loaded, but that sure looks like an oil well drilling rig (I guess a water well would be the same tho). Tue, 27 Feb 2018 09:54:46 -0600