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Klamath Basin Project, "A" Canal Headworks House, 500 Nevada Street, Klamath Falls, Klamath County, OR

Klamath Basin Project, "A" Canal Headworks House, 500 Nevada Street, Klamath Falls, Klamath County, OR

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Significance: This house is among the first constructed by the Federal government in developing in the Klamath Basin Project. The A Canal and its headworks are the first Federal diversion from Upper Klamath Lake. The A Canal is pivotal to the development of the irrigation system and the agricultural economic base operating within the Klamath Basin. The A Canal Headworks House served as the residence for workers who controlled releases into the A Canal.
Survey number: HAER OR-90-A
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1998 Demolished

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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klamath county42.23898, -121.80457
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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