American Pickers

Two local men have a brand new tv series on the History Channel.  It is called American Pickers.   They roam the countryside looking for hidden gems of antiques.

Mike Wolfe has his store Antique Archeology in Leclaire.   Here is a link to their new series:

http://www.history.com/content/american-pickers

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Ice Blocks on the River

A picture from a bygone era, standing on ice blocks on Mississippi River near Buffalo, Iowa: