Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking south onto the Blue Earth River, notice the wood structure under concrete
Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking south onto the Blue Earth River, notice the wood structure under concrete

Flooding gets all the press right now, but the confluence of the Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers at Sibley Park during “low tide” can be a lot of fun. These photos were taken October 1, 2012.

Photo by Rick Pepper - View from further out in the Minnesota River
Photo by Rick Pepper – View from further out in the Minnesota River
Photo by Rick Pepper - View from the middle of the confluence at the Land of Memories side of the rivers
Photo by Rick Pepper – View from the middle of the confluence at the Land of Memories side of the rivers
Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking south onto the Blue Earth River, notice the wood structure under concrete
Photo by Rick Pepper – Looking south onto the Blue Earth River, notice the wood structure under concrete
Photo by Rick Pepper - Closer view of the dam remains - note wood structure under concrete
Photo by Rick Pepper – Closer view of the dam remains – note wood structure under concrete
Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking towards the Blue Earth river, notice the remains of the dam that was taken out by the 1965 flood.
Photo by Rick Pepper – Looking towards the Blue Earth river, notice the remains of the dam that was taken out by the 1965 flood.

 

 

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Photo by Rick Pepper - Looking at the confluence of rivers from Sibley Park.
Photo by Rick Pepper – Looking at the confluence of rivers from Sibley Park.

 

 

 

 

 

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