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Collection  D 003:
Vallecito Dam (La Plata County, Colo.)
construction photos
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Panorama of river channel (1)


Bateman, A. F.

Panorama of river channel looking downstream from top of cofferdam at sta. 11+30. Cut-off trench excavation in foreground. Note sand deposits on each bank of river.

Pine R - 120 a, b, & c


Subject terms:
Water diversion--Colorado--Pine River--Pictorial works--1938-1940
Pine River Irrigation Project (U.S.)--History
Vallecito Reservoir (Colo.)--History

Biographical note: Major C. A. Burns (grandfather of Dr. William R. Burns, the owner of the album containing the original photographic print) was a construction engineer with the Army Corps of Engineers in the construction of the Vallecito Dam, 1938-1940.

This digital image is 2007 Center of Southwest Studies, Fort Lewis College.                  Accession 2005:09015.
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