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[Clearing the land] (4 views)
McCurry Foto Co
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1910 and 1913]
Publication Information
Sacramento, Cal. : McCurry Foto Co
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Plates in: [Photograph album of the creation of West Sacramento, ca. 1910]. Page [84-87]
View 1 (2010-1852). Shows cleared land, fallen trees, engine hooked to tree stumps. McCurry no. 6056 -- view 2 (2010-1853). Shows stacks of wood, stumps, trees in distance. McCurry no. 5081 -- view 3 (2010-1854). Field of tree stumps. McCurry no. 5084 -- view 4 (2010-1855). Shows pile of brush, hoisting cables, engine or furnace in distance. McCurry no. 5085.
Also have negative: no. 26,895 (view 1, 4x5 in.), 26,896 (view 2, 4x5 in.), 26,897 (view 3, 4x5 in.), 26,898 (view 4, 4x5 in.).
West Sacramento Company incorporated in 1910 for purpose of developing land west of Sacramento River. Between 1910 and 1913 completed reclamation project that included construction of levees, irrigation system, roads. In 1911 organized area as Reclamation District 900. Company cleared land of tules, cottonwoods and oaks.
Nonprojected graphic
4 photographic prints ; 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.
West Sacramento Company--Photographs
Clearing of land--California--Yolo County
Trees--California--Yolo County
Tree stumps--California--Yolo County
West Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Yolo County
West Sacramento (Calif.)

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