In the distance is the Iowa Capitol and Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The Allison Monument is to the east of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, but is hidden by the hill. This photo was taken down near the railroad tracks.
This is a view taken in front of the old railroad tracks south of the Capitol in 2010. A small forested area replaces the once barren grounds and the Capitol. The hill above the trees is too tall for the Capitol to be seen past the trees.
The white stone monument to the left and south of the Capitol is the Iowa Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in 2010. To the right is the William Boyd Allison monument which is just south of the Soldiers And Sailors monument. William Allison was a…
Here is the same west view of the Capitol in 2010. There are no houses or businesses nearby. A large park sits in front of the Capitol down to East 9th and Locust. This view looks across 9th Street from Locust Street.