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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,"...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Signs (Notices).; Events.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Signs and...
    • 1965
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 17, 1909 June 12

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090612
    • 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...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains...
    • [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...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.;...
    • 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...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Irrigation canals and flumes--San Pablo--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo....
    • [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...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial...
    • 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...
    • San Pablo (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Construction.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--San Pablo--Design and construction--Pictorial works.; San Pablo (Colo.)--Pictorial works.;...
    • 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,...
    • San Pedro (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Vallejos Ditch (Colo.)--1960-1970.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Romero, George G.--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Irrigation canals...
    • 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...
    • Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1990-2000.; Costilla County (Colo.)--1990-2000.; Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--Costilla County--Pictorial works.; Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--Pictorial works.; Costilla County...
    • [between 1990 and 2000?]
    • 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...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Construction--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Ditches--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Hydraulic facilities--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Pedestrian...
    • [between 1874 and 1880?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 2, 1909 February 27

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090227
    • 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...
    • Ditches--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Bessemer Ditch (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Pueblo (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Saint Charles River (Colo.)--1890-1910.; Canals--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Levees--Colorado--Pueblo--1890-1910.; Railroad...
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • 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,...
    • Adams County (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Burlington Ditch (Colo.)--1910-1920.; South Platte River (Colo. and Neb.)--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Adams County--1910-1920.; Rivers--Colorado--Adams County--1910-1920.; Spillways--Colorado--Adams...
    • 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...
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.; Orchards--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.
    • [1911?]
    • Irrigation ditch

    • View of an irrigation ditch possibly in Colorado. A sluice crosses above the irrigation ditch. Mesas are in the distance.
    • Irrigation canals & flumes--1900-1920.
    • [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...
    • Bear Creek (Jefferson County and Douglas County, Colo.)--1890-1900.; Bear Creek Canyon (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Jefferson County (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Floods--Colorado--Jefferson County--1890-1900.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Jefferson...
    • 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...
    • Washington Park (Denver, Colo.) Parks--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 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...
    • Washington Park (Denver, Colo.) Parks--Colorado--Denver.; Historic Buildings.; Historic preservation--Colorado--Denver.; Historic buildings--Colorado--Denver.; Architecture--Colorado--Denver--History.
    • 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,...
    • Grand Valley (Colo.)--1910-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.; Power plants--Colorado--Grand Valley--1910-1920.
    • [1911?]
    • 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...
    • Breckenridge (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Tenmile Range (Colo.)--1880-1890.
    • [between 1880 and 1889?]
    • 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.
    • Denver (Colo.)--1900-1930.; Smith Lake (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Washington Park (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1930.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.; Parks--Colorado--Denver--1900-1930.
    • [between 1900 and 1930?]
    • 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...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Gazebos--Colorado--Canon City--1880-1890.
    • 1877
    • 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.
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • Denver Municipal Facts: Volume 1 Number 27, 1909 August 21

    • Newsletter produced by the City of Denver highlighting the civic, administrative, and informational aspects of government within the City.
    • Local government--Colorado--Denver.; Cities and towns--Colorado--Denver.
    • 19090821
    • 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.
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • 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...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Pueblo Indians--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; Tewa Indians--New Mexico--San Juan Pueblo--1880-1900.; San Juan Pueblo (N.M.)--1880-1900.; Clothing & dress--New Mexico--San...
    • [between 1882 and 1900?]
    • 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...
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Denver (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Lowry Air Force Base (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad bridges--Colorado--Denver--1940-1950.; Railroad...
    • 1941 May 27
    • 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.
    • Olathe (Colo.)--1900-1920.; Cities & towns--Colorado--Olathe--1900-1920.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Olathe--1900-1920.; Women--Colorado--Olathe--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920?]
    • 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.
    • Trenching machinery--Colorado--1940-1950.; Pipes (Conduits)--Colorado--1940-1950.; Construction workers--Colorado--1940-1950.; Excavation--Colorado--1940-1950.; Waterworks--Colorado--1940-1950.
    • 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...
    • Hispanic Americans--1970-1980.; Mexican Americans--1970-1980.; San Luis (Colo.)--1970-1980.; Irrigation.; Agriculture.; Farmers.; Irrigation canals & flumes.; Moreno, Bill--Pictorial works.; Hispanic Americans--Colorado--Pictorial works.; Mexican...
    • [1970?]
    • 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.
    • Agriculture--Colorado--1900-1920.; Cattle--Colorado--1900-1920.; Irrigation--Colorado--1900-1920.
    • [between 1900 and 1920]
    • 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...
    • Hawikuh (N.M.)--1900-1920.; Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--1900-1920.
    • [between 1907 and 1917?]
    • 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...
    • Ditches--New Mexico--Chamita--1880-1890.; Chamita (N.M.)--1880-1890.; Animals--New Mexico--Chamita--1880-1890.; Irrigation canals & flumes--New Mexico--Chamita--1880-1890.; Mills--New Mexico--Chamita--1880-1890.; Villages--New...
    • [between 1882 and 1886?]
    • 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....
    • Ditches--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Houses--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Irrigation canals & flumes--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.; Pedestrian bridges--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • 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...
    • Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--Grand County--1940- 1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand Ditch (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Never Summer Mountains (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Construction camps--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.; Horseback...
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    • 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...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1879 and 1880]
    • 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...
    • Irrigation canals and flumes--Colorado--Grand County--1940- 1950.; Grand County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Grand Ditch (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Never Summer Mountains (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Horseback riding--Colorado--Grand County--1940-1950.;...
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