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  • 150 years Ago Today The "Cardiff Giant" is discovered

    Oct 16 2019 · Hull hired men to quarry out a 10-foot-4.5-inch-long (3.2 m) block of gypsum in Fort Dodge Iowa telling them it was intended for a monument to Abraham Lincoln in New York. He shipped the block to Chicago where he hired Edward Burghardt a German stonecutter to carve it into the likeness of a man and swore him to secrecy.

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  • Fort Dodge Gypsum A Salt from Iowa s Jurassic Sea

    Fort Dodge Gypsum A Salt from Iowa s Jurassic Sea by Raymond R. Anderson One of Iowa s most valuable mineral resources is found in a small area of central Webster County in and around the town of Fort Dodge. The resource is gypsum and this deposit part of the Jurassic-age Fort Dodge Formation (about 145 million years old)

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  • Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Historical Society

    At site of fort southeast of Dodge City 37.73395 -99.93964 . 96. FORT DODGE-CAMP SUPPLY MILITARY ROAD. The Fort Dodge Camp Supply Military Road passed several hundred feet west of this marker. The route was established in 1868 during General Phillip H. Sheridan s winter campaign against Indians in Texas and the Indian Territory.

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  • Geologic units in Iowa (state in United States)

    Lime Creek Formation (Upper Devonian upper Frasnian) at surface covers 4 of this area. Interval includes Sweetland Creek Shale in southeast Iowa and "Amana beds" of Iowa County. Lime Creek Fm onlaps eroded Ordovician surface in northwestern Iowa.

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  • Once Upon a Town

    Hull hired men to quarry out a 10-foot-4.5-inch-long (3.2 m) block of gypsum in Fort Dodge Iowa telling them it was intended for a monument to Abraham Lincoln in New York. He shipped the block to Chicago where he hired Edward Burghardt a German stonecutter to carve

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  • Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern "The Fort Dodge Line"

    The Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern Railway (reporting marks FDDM) was officially incorporated during the first decade of the 20th century to serve the state capitol of Iowa

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  • HistoricalFort Dodge

    Visit these National Register of Historic Places located in Fort Dodge and Webster County. Corpus Christi Church 416 N. 8 th Street Fort Dodge. Dolliver Memorial State Park North of Iowa Highway 50 on Des Moines River Lehigh. Lorenzo S. Coffin Burial Plot Northwest of Fort Dodge off Iowa Hwy 7. Oakland Cemetery 1600 North 15 th Street

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  • ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWAIIHR

    ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWA Rocks are the materials composing the crust of the earth. They may be in Iowa and are encountered only in drilled wells that extend to great depths. However a buried structure that is believed to be of volcanic origin occurs Gypsuma hydrous calcium sulfate mineral mined near Fort Dodge

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  • HistoricalFort Dodge

    Visit these National Register of Historic Places located in Fort Dodge and Webster County. Corpus Christi Church 416 N. 8 th Street Fort Dodge. Dolliver Memorial State Park North of Iowa Highway 50 on Des Moines River Lehigh. Lorenzo S. Coffin Burial Plot Northwest of Fort Dodge off Iowa Hwy 7. Oakland Cemetery 1600 North 15 th Street

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  • Old Gypsum Mines Enjoy New Life as Off-Highway Vehicle Park

    May 23 2017 · Old Gypsum Mines Enjoy New Life as Off-Highway Vehicle Park quarry near Fort Dodge. (Photo from Geological Society of Iowa used with permission by the United States Gypsum Company.) Fort Dodge

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  • Bridgehunter Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern Railway

    FDDMSquaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County Iowa) Built 1891 Damaged by flooding 1920 Lost Timber stringer bridge over Squaw Creek on Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern Railroad (former Ames and College Railroad) in Ames

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  • Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV)Iowa Department of Natural

    The Iowa Off-highway Vehicle Association (IOHVA) will be conducting an updated economic impact study of OHV recreation in Iowa. The last study was completed in 2007. A total of 1 500 surveys will be sent to registered owners of OHVs with a breakdown of 500 for all-terrain vehicle owners 500 for off-road motorcycle owners and 500 for off-road

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  • HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNIQUE GEOLOGY OF THE FORT

    Iowa. Fortunately for the members of the Geological Society of Iowa (GSI) the Fort Dodge area hosts some of the most unique bedrock geology in the state such as the basal limestone-clast conglomerates economic gypsum beds and desert red beds of the Jurassic Fort Dodge Formation. Previous geological

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  • Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV)Iowa Department of Natural

    The Iowa Off-highway Vehicle Association (IOHVA) will be conducting an updated economic impact study of OHV recreation in Iowa. The last study was completed in 2007. A total of 1 500 surveys will be sent to registered owners of OHVs with a breakdown of 500 for all-terrain vehicle owners 500 for off-road motorcycle owners and 500 for off-road

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  • United States Gypsum Co.Fort Dodge IAGypsum

    Agricultural gypsum crushed gypsum rock. United States Gypsum Co. is located in Fort Dodge IA and is a supplier of Gypsum Gypsum Products.

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  • Moving in News Sports JobsMessenger News

    -Messenger photo by Hans Madsen Debbie Donaghey now of Fort Dodge unpacks in the garage of their Williams Bend Development home. Her family is the latest to move into a completed unit.

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  • Plant LocationsNational Gypsum

    The company has 17 operative gypsum board plant locations located in strategic markets nationwide to offer customers quick delivery. Some of the newest such as the Apollo Beach FL Shippingport PA Westwego LA and Mt. Holly NC facilities use solid waste byproduct gypsum from nearby power plants to produce wallboard.

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  • ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWAIIHR

    ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWA Rocks are the materials composing the crust of the earth. They may be in Iowa and are encountered only in drilled wells that extend to great depths. However a buried structure that is believed to be of volcanic origin occurs Gypsuma hydrous calcium sulfate mineral mined near Fort Dodge

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  • Rasch Construction Inc. Construction Fort Dodge IA

    Established in 1947 Rasch Construction Inc. is a third-generation family-owned company. As we re pushing 80 years old we are dedicated to providing you with the high-quality construction

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  • Interactive map of coal mines in Iowa American

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources s (DNR) interactive map of coal mines in Iowa shows the locations of coal mines and mine entrances throughout Iowa and also has the option to search the map by street address. Users may click on the map to access information about mine use dates type mining method entrance type and links to original mine maps. Click here to use the Iowa DNR s

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  • ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWAIIHR

    ROCKS AND MINERALS OF IOWA Rocks are the materials composing the crust of the earth. They may be in Iowa and are encountered only in drilled wells that extend to great depths. However a buried structure that is believed to be of volcanic origin occurs Gypsuma hydrous calcium sulfate mineral mined near Fort Dodge

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  • Coalville IowaWikipedia

    Coalville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Webster County Iowa United States. The population was 610 at the 2010 census. The community is located on U.S. Route 20 near Fort Dodge s large gypsum

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  • Fort Dodge Gypsum MinersHome Facebook

    Fort Dodge Gypsum Miners Fort Dodge Iowa. 347 likes. Fort Dodge Gypsum Miners are a summer collegiate baseball club member of the Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League.

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  • Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern "The Fort Dodge Line"

    The Fort Dodge Des Moines Southern Railway (reporting marks FDDM) was officially incorporated during the first decade of the 20th century to serve the state capitol of Iowa

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  • Fort Dodge Iowa United States Britannica

    Fort Dodge city seat (1856) of Webster county north-central Iowa U.S. It is situated on both sides of the Des Moines River at its juncture with Lizard Creek about 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Des Moines. It originated around Fort Clarke which was

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