Murals Rock Rapids

15 Jun

Twenty six murals currently dot the landscape of Rock Rapids, Iowa, June 6, 2013, and more are expected. Rock Rapids Mural Society member Norma Jansma explains the mural project began in 2002 as a way of telling the history of the small town. (photo by Jerry Mennenga ©)

“Vintage Soda Fountain”—artist Darla Larsen and Paul Dezotell

Twenty-Fourth Mural

“Rock Rapids residents fondly remember the soda fountains of years ago, one of the located in this building. Malts, sundaes, ice cream sodas, and line phosphates were the bill of fare during those times, with a glass of soda for a nickel and 20 flavors of ice cream to choose from.”

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