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Progress photos, the Orchard Mesa Project

Identifier: C Photo Album 182

Scope and Contents

Views of the Orchard Mesa irrigation project under construction, Mesa County, Colorado. Images of pump house, canal, and flume construction, and laborers.


  • 1909 and 1910

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Orchard Mesa Project diverts water from the Colorado River for the Orchard Mesa Irrigation District, Grand County, Colorado.


1 photo boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: unknown.


Formerly PAFI Album # 182


Cover title.


All photos have hand lettered identification.

Table of Contents

[pt.1] The dam and headworks -- [pt.2.] The main or power canal -- [pt.3.] The power house and forebay -- [pt.4.] The tunnel -- [pt.5.] In general.

Processing Information

Album cover is worn, album is missing some photographic prints, some photographic prints are discolored.

Finding Aid for the Progress photos, the Orchard Mesa Project[graphic] /photos by H.E. Sovereign ; decorations by Joy Lugenbell
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States