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2008-3247 IN PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: **F869.S9 S79 1920z, pg. 25. Plates in: Sutter Basin Company photograph album : irrigated river bottom lands. Photographs marked "McCurry" in lower right corner. In center foreground coming out of photograph is a large barge named "Illinois" loaded with 13 or more rows of bagged produce from the Sutter Basin; more loaded barges stand behind and to the sides; another barge on left side is the "Montana;" a riverboat appears to stand behind the "Montana;" in the background is a bridge crossing the Sacramento River; seven men stand between horizontal rows on the "Illinois" Sutter Basin Company developed and sold land in Sutter County as part of Sutter Basin Project. Irrigation system of pumping stations, canals, etc. was owned by Sutter Mutual Water Company. Water Company operated on co-operative basis with one share of stock attached to each acre land in Sutter Basin Project. $