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Carlsbad Irrigation District, Dark Canyon Siphon, On Main Canal, 1 mile South of Carlsbad, Carlsbad, Eddy County, NM

Carlsbad Irrigation District, Dark Canyon Siphon, On Main Canal, 1 mile South of Carlsbad, Carlsbad, Eddy County, NM

 
 
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Significance: The Carlsbad Irrigation District is nationally significant as an excellent surviving representation of a large turn-of-the-century reclamation system. The District includes significant engineering features constructed by nineteenth-century private entrepreneurs as well as early twentieth-century features constructed by the United States Reclamation Service. Many of the features were technologically innovative for their day.
Survey number: HAER NM-4-F
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000476

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
Quivik, Fred, photographer
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Carlsbad (N.M.)32.42067, -104.22884
Google Map of 32.4206736, -104.2288375
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