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Topic: irrigation

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Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

Chadoufs de la Haute Egypt / Zangaki.

Men standing next to a series of shadoofs (shadufs), devices which lift water from a stream or well for use in irrigation.

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Sposoby orosheniia pashnei. Vodopod"emnaia [sic] mashina u Kirgiz

Photograph shows an ox-drawn water-pumping machine being used by a Kyrgyz to irrigate fields.

Water wheel

Water wheel

Drawing shows a 19th century Japanese farm worker pedaling a human-powered waterwheel.

Irrigation ditch digging, Fort Morgan, Colo.

Irrigation ditch digging, Fort Morgan, Colo.

Photograph shows men spread out across the land using teams of horses to dig ditches for irrigation.

Morgan Irrigation Canal, Fort Morgan, Colo. / photo by L.C. McClure, Denver.

Morgan Irrigation Canal, Fort Morgan, Colo. / photo by L.C. McClure, D...

Photograph shows three boys in a small boat on the Morgan Irrigation Canal.

[Jackson Ranch--Irrigating alfalfa: filling a check--Kern County, California]

[Jackson Ranch--Irrigating alfalfa: filling a check--Kern County, Cali...

Branch ditch of the Calloway canal, with heads of two horses in foreground.

Principal irrigation projects in western part of United States

Principal irrigation projects in western part of United States

Illustration showing map of western United States listing the major irrigation projects.

The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

The Roosevelt Dam [1] /

Film depicts TR's commitment to the reclamation of desert land and his belief that natural resources exist for the public benefit. Included are close-up views of Frederick H. Newell, first director of the U.S. ... more