Clarkhouse Creek Photographs

Shoreline photos

2002 Oblique Photo - click to enlarge
2007 Oblique Photo - click to enlarge

[about these photos]

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These oblique aerial photographs along the north shore and parts of the St. Louis River estuary were collected in 2002 and 2007 with funding through Minnesota's Lake Superior Coastal Program, under Project 306-12-02: Oblique Aerial Photos of St. Louis County's Lake Superior Coast to Enhance GIS Systems

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Clarkhouse Creek once flowed through Cascade Park located on 6th Street and1st Ave West, and continued downhill to the lake around First Avenue West. The stream now is piped underground through the city.

Cascade Park

1. Historic image of creek in Cascade Park.
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2. Cascade Park.

3. Historic photo of creek In Cascade Park.

4. 1972 flood damage below Cascade Park on 1st Ave W.


5. 1972 Flood damage along 1st Ave W above 4th St.