Photographs Related to Rice Growing and Irrigation in California, 1908-1916

Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

About this Collection

This collection contains 17 black and white photographs taken between the years 1908 and 1916 of rice fields, agricultural equipment, and irrigation procedures, primarily in Yolo County, California. Several photographs feature Fair Ranch, located in Knight's Landing. Other rice fields in Yolo County are also pictured. The construction of Natoma's Levee on the Sacramento River is shown and an unidentified pumping plant. In addition to irrigation, rice threshing and field plowing are depicted. Photographs of tractors and other agricultural equipment, including the "Austen Ditcher" are also included in the collection. The photographers are unknown.... View finding aid.

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