Air view of Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Looking northeast at an aerial view of Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bayliss Park is in the right-hand corner of the image. Verso: Council Bluffs, located in Southwestern Iowa, near the geographical center of the U.S.A. has a population of nearly 50,000. Its history goes back to 1804 when Lewis and Clark held council with the Indians on the high bluffs overlooking the Missouri River. 1964 postmark.