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    • Sign, headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Four men pose around a sign for the completed Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5 USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. The sign reads: "USDA," "Vallejos Ditch System Ditch No. 5," "Special Project," "ASCS,"...
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    • 1965
    • Vallejos Ditch before improvements

    • Hispanic American George G. Romero kneels beside the Vallejos Ditch near an old headgate, prior to the USDA Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch System, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows graded earth beside...
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    • 1965?
    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, Costilla County, Colorado

    • View of the concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, after the USDA. Ditch no. 5 Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch system in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Shows a headgate in the irrigation ditch. Sagebrush and pinon covered hills...
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    • [1965]
    • Concrete lined Vallejos Ditch, San Luis Valley, Colorado

    • View of the recently completed, concrete lined, Vallejos Ditch after a USDA special improvement project to improve the Vallejos Ditch system for San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. An automobile is parked near the irrigation ditch. The snow...
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    • [1965]
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
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    • 1965
    • Vallejos Ditch headgate construction

    • View of the construction of a headgate for the Vallejos Ditch (1854), part of the Ditch No.5, USDA Special Improvement Project for the Vallejos Ditch irrigation system, in San Pablo (Costilla County), Colorado. Two men work near a wooden concrete...
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    • 1965
    • Headgate opening ceremony, Vallejos Ditch Project

    • Two men open the headgates at a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Vallejos Ditch System, Ditch No.5, a USDA Special Improvement Project in San Pedro (Costilla County), Colorado. Four men look on, George G. Romero is second from the right,...
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    • 1965
    • Acequia, Costilla County, Colorado

    • View of an acequia (irrigation ditch), possibly part of the Vallejos Ditch system in the San Luis Valley in Costilla County, Colorado. Shows grass and weeds. A wooden headgate is in the ditch. Sagebrush and pinon covered hills and the Sangre de...
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    • [between 1990 and 2000?]
    • Headgate Bessemer Ditch near Pueblo, Colo.

    • A man stands on a stone diversion ditch headgate at Bessemer Ditch beside probably the St. Charles River in Pueblo (Pueblo County), Colorado. Stone levees are at the edge of the water, and trees are in the river valley. Railroad tracks are beside...
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    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Leadville, Colorado

    • View of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, near the Stevens and Leiter Ditch built by Oro Mining Ditch and Fluming Company, shows rail foot bridges over the ditch. A man stands on a half-finished bridge near a log crane. Roof tops of wood frame...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]
    • Spillway Burlington Ditch

    • View of the Burlington Ditch in Adams County, Colorado. Well dressed men and workmen stand with equipment on the headgates of the ditch. One man crosses a temporary wooden pedestrian bridge near a spillway in the South Platte River. A headframe,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • 1910 March 23
    • Orchard Mesa ditch

    • View of large elevated wood-frame Orchard Mesa irrigation ditch leading to ditch in hillside, Mesa County, Colorado; shows gate or water flow control on elevated portion of ditch, orchards, wood-frame buildings and residences, and a cultivated...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1911?]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943.
    • [between 1901 and 1920?]
    • Harriman ditch, view looking down Bear Creek at headgates

    • A frame building with a false front, fences and probably an outhouse are beside Bear Creek and a ditch identified as "Harriman ditch" in Bear Creek Canyon (Jefferson County), Colorado. Shows rock levees near buildings at the edge of the creek after...
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    • 1896 September 25
    • Washington Park Smith Ditch

    • Photograph of Washington Park's Smith Ditch, located in Denver, Colorado. Reinhard Schuetze laid out this scenic park in the grand Victorian manner in 1889. It features two beautiful lakes; the largest meadow in the Denver park system; a remnant...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Washington Park Smith Ditch

    • Photograph of Washington Park's Smith Ditch, located in Denver, Colorado. Reinhard Schuetze laid out this scenic park in the grand Victorian manner in 1889. It features two beautiful lakes; the largest meadow in the Denver park system; a remnant...
    • History Colorado. Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
    • Undated
    • Water power plant, Orchard Mesa ditch

    • View of water power plant on Orchard Mesa Ditch, Mesa County, Colorado; shows holding tank above four large water intake pipes, pipes entering two-story brick building, additional pipe entering from side, large ditch with water underneath building,...
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [1911?]
    • The Soda Springs on the left and the Iron Springs

    • This eight-sided gazebo in Canon City, Colorado, is made of branches, some twisted into flourishes. Deer antlers top the plank roof, and men and a woman sit on benches in back. A rubble wall is at the base of the rocks in the background, with a...
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    • 1877
    • The acequia, Pueblo San Juan. N.M.

    • A Native American (San Juan, Tewa) man stands on a log that spans the the acequia (irrigation ditch) at San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico; a woman with an olla (a water vessel) kneels beside the ditch. Shows adobe buildings; the man wears buckskins and...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • Laying 12 inch main at Howell Avenue

    • Workers place wooden braces against the wall of a narrow ditch possibly in Jefferson County Colorado. A mechanical ditch excavating machine operates in front of the work crew. Sections of pipe are arranged along the side of the road in the distance.
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    • 1941 February 18
    • Bill Moreno irrigates his crops

    • Hispanic American Bill Moreno irrigates his field in San Luis (Costilla County), Colorado. He stands beside an irrigation ditch and uses rubber hoses to siphon water out of the ditch. He wears a cowboy hat, a plaid shirt and holds a shovel. Trees...
    • Daniels, Gene.
    • [1970?]
    • Leadville, Col.

    • Panoramic view of Leadville (Lake County), Colorado, near the Stevens and Leiter Ditch. A frame house on Capitol Hill has an overhanging second story and a gabled, shingled roof. A man wears a suit and cap and stands on a log bridge over the ditch....
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Smith Lake showing corner of pavilion

    • View of Smith Lake and the boat pavilion at Washington Park in Denver, Colorado. Trees and shrubs are between a walkway and an irrigation ditch. The bathhouse is in the distance.
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    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Large stone slabs, still somewhat covered with dirt, line the ground of one of the excavation sites at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The dirt wall of a ditch is in the background. The top ledge of the ditch is lined with shrubs and additional rocks.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two shovels lie propped over a ditch at an excavation site at Hawikuh in New Mexico. The ditch is several feet deep. Small shrubs lie in the background and a mountain top is in the distance.
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Man on railroad bridge near Lowry

    • A man in a suit stands on a wooden railroad bridge and track constructed by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) over an irrigation ditch near Lowry Air Force Base in the Lowry Field neighborhood of Denver, Colorado. Shows telephone lines beside...
    • Highton, W.P.A. photographer.
    • 1941 May 27
    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • Two men pause from digging and hold their shovels at their sides at an excavation site in Hawikuh, New Mexico. Both men are shown from the shoulders down. The ditch they are digging is in the foreground. Large shrubs appear in the background. The...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Grand ditch construction camp, Hitchen's Gulch

    • Horseback riders prepare for a journey up Hitchen's Gulch, Grand County, Colorado. View includes the Grand Ditch construction camp buildings and the irrigation ditch used to carry water from the western to the eastern slope along the Never Summer...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • Grand ditch on road to Dutchtown

    • Horseback riders, on a journey to Dutchtown up Hitchen's Gulch in Grand County, Colorado, are on a trail adjacent to the Grand irrigation ditch. The ditch runs along the face of the Never Summer Range and was built to carry water from the western...
    • Wolle, Muriel Sibell, 1898-1977.
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    • A Colorado irrigation ditch

    • View, from downstream, of an irrigation ditch on the eastern plains of Colorado; water foams as it tumbles through wood-slatted sluice; cows graze on banks of ditch; fenced farmland in background; flat horizon with windmill and trees.
    • McClure, Louis Charles, 1867-1957.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • Old mill at Chamita

    • A boy wears a hat and stands near an adobe and log grist mill on probably the Chamita ditch in Chamita (Rio Arriba County), New Mexico. A burro drinks from the ditch. Cows and goats are near an adobe horno (oven), and adobe houses. Shows a coyote...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1882 and 1886?]
    • Leadville from Capitol Hill

    • In this view of Leadville, Colorado, from Capitol Hill a small child sits on the edge of the (8) Stevens and Leiter Ditch (Oro Mining Ditch and Fluming Co.), built in 1874, in the left foreground, commencing fourteen miles above the city. The scene...
    • Luke, Wellington O.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • Breckenridge, Colorado, loooking northwest from Nigger Hill

    • View of Breckenridge, Colorado, looking northwest, from Barney Ford Hill (formerly called "Nigger Hill"). Snow capped Tenmile range towers behind the fledgeling town, whose buildings are in the center. New growth surrounds spindly, burned...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • Olathe

    • Three women sit on the embankment of an irrigation ditch near the town of Olathe (Montrose County), Colorado. Scrub foliage grows on the edge of the ditch. Cultivated fields, pastures, and houses are in the distance.
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    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • Cerro completed before flood

    • View of the Cerro Ditch in an arroyo or river bed in Costilla County, Colorado. A headgate, trees and hills are in the distance.
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    • 1960?

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