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Alfalfa field and irrigation canal in Finney County, Kansas

Alfalfa field and irrigation canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This photograph shows an alfalfa field and irrigation canal in Finney County, Kansas.


Along the trail west of Ingalls, Kansas

Along the trail west of Ingalls, Kansas
Date: September 5, 1914
This is a colored photograph of a covered wagon traveling along the trail west of Ingalls, Kansas. Next to the trail is one of Soule's irrigation ditches.


Amazon ditch near Garden City, Kansas

Amazon ditch near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing a man fishing in the Amazon ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


C. D. Perry's irrigation ditch near Englewood, Kansas

C. D. Perry's irrigation ditch near Englewood, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1903
View of a couple standing along an irrigation ditch on the Clarence D. Perry farm near Englewood, Kansas.


Canal from Great Eastern head gate in Finney County, Kansas

Canal from Great Eastern head gate in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
View of the Great Eastern Ditch from the head gate showing it going around the reservoir, Finney County, Kansas.


Canal from farmers' dam to headgate in Finney County, Kansas

Canal from farmers' dam to headgate in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the canal from farmers' dam to headgate near Garden City, Kansas.


Composite photograph showing scenes near Garden City, Kansas

Composite photograph showing scenes near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A composite photograph showing a steam tractor and plow, three binders at work, a wheat field, irrigation canal gates, a farm, bison, a tree claim, product exhibit at the county fair, and the U. S. Experimental farm near Garden City, Kansas.


Composite photograph showing scenes near Garden City, Kansas

Composite photograph showing scenes near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1900 and 1905
A composite photograph showing a round-up, an irrigation canal head gate, Arkansas River bridge, three binders working in a field, and harvested wheat in Finney County, Kansas.


Concrete works on the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas

Concrete works on the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing workers poring cement at the Great Eastern ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


Constructing a canal or ditch, possibly in Seward County, Kansas

Constructing a canal or ditch, possibly in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1905 and 1910
This is a photograph showing workers constructing a canal or ditch, possibly in Seward County, Kansas.


Farmers ditch, Garden City District, at J. R. McKinney's ranch home

Farmers ditch, Garden City District, at J. R. McKinney's ranch home
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the farmers' ditch, Garden City District, Finney County, Kansas. Visible in the background is J. R. McKinney's home and ranch.


Farmers headgate near Garden City, Kansas

Farmers headgate near Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing farmers' ditch headgate near Garden City, Kansas.


Farm with an irrigation canal or ditch possibly in Seward County, Kansas

Farm with an irrigation canal or ditch possibly in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph showing a farmhouse, barn, and an irrigation canal or ditch, possibly located in Seward County, Kansas.


Field of tomatoes under irrigation at Prison Island Farm, Lansing, Kansas

Field of tomatoes under irrigation at Prison Island Farm, Lansing, Kansas
Date: 1936
This is a photograph of a field of tomatoes under irrigation at Prison Island Farm in Lansing, Kansas.


Getting water from the main ditch

Getting water from the main ditch
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
A photograph showing an irrigation ditch on the J. C. Mitchell farm, Finney County, Kansas.


Government power line and wells in Finney County, Kansas

Government power line and wells in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing government power lines, wells, and cement conduit in Finney County, Kansas.


Government power line and wells in Finney County, Kansas

Government power line and wells in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing government power lines, wells, and cement conduit on the north side of the river used to carry water from underground flow to the farmers' ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, St. Lawrence waterway

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, St. Lawrence waterway
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1930
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence waterway which is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Great Eastern Ditch, Finney County, Kansas

Great Eastern Ditch, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of the Great Eastern Ditch showing the spilling gate at Sand Draw in Finney County, Kansas.


Great Eastern canal in Finney County, Kansas

Great Eastern canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the Great Eastern Ditch in Finney County, Kansas.


Hauling dirt in Seward County, Kansas

Hauling dirt in Seward County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
This is a photograph showing workers hauling dirt, possibly from a site where they are constructing a ditch or canal in Seward County, Kansas. The dirt is being hauled in horse drawn wagons


Headgate at the Arkansas River to the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas

Headgate at the Arkansas River to the Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph of the headgate at the Arkansas River to the Great Eastern Ditch in Finney County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are three men standing in front of construction on the headgate.


House Bill 602, Committee on Irrigation, Kansas Legislature

House Bill 602, Committee on Irrigation, Kansas Legislature
Creator: Kansas. Legislature
Date: 1891
An act providing for and regulating the diversion appropriation, storage and distribution of waters in Kansas for industrial purposes within prescribed limits and the construction, maintenance, and operation of creating and providing for water districts.


Intake for the main Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas

Intake for the main Great Eastern Canal in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing the intake for the main Great Eastern ditch reservoir in Finney County, Kansas.


Intake to siphon south side of river in Finney County, Kansas

Intake to siphon south side of river in Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing three men at the intake to siphon on the south side of the Arkansas River in Finney County, Kansas. The siphon carries water pumped from the underflow on the south side under the river bottom to the ditch on the north side of the river.


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