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Fire Control: Detection - Arizona

Fire Control: Detection - Arizona

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

U.S. Reports: Arizona v. California, 373 U.S. 546 (1963)

U.S. Reports: Arizona v. California, 373 U.S. 546 (1963)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 373; October Term, 1962; Arizona v. California et al.

AS09-23-3560 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation - Arizona

AS09-23-3560 - Apollo 9 - Apollo 9 Mission image - Earth Observation -...

The original database describes this as: Description: Vertical Earth Observation taken by the Apollo 9 crew. View is of Arizona, Phoenix, Temple, Gila River. Film magazine was D,film type was SO-368 Ektachrom... more

Near vertical view of Phoenix, Arizona as seen from Apollo 9

Near vertical view of Phoenix, Arizona as seen from Apollo 9

AS09-22-3441 (March 1969) --- Near vertical view of the Phoenix, Arizona area as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its Earth-orbital mission. Farmland patterns checkerboard the area along the Gil... more

51B-38-048 - STS-51B - 51B earth observation

51B-38-048 - STS-51B - 51B earth observation

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-51B earth observations. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-B Categories: ... more

Rocks are used to build a barrier to prevent flood waters of the Gila River from destroying a trailer park. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Rocks are used to build a barrier to prevent flood waters of the Gila ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An aerial view of Painted Rock Dam as the waterse of the Gila River go over the top of the dam

An aerial view of Painted Rock Dam as the waterse of the Gila River go...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of a flooded area between Painted Rock Dam and Wellton. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of a flooded area between Painted Rock Dam and Wellton....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of the flooding in Wellton. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of the flooding in Wellton. The U.S. Army Corps of Engi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wellton State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Dean Ikenburger of the U.S. Geological Survey Office Water Resources Division is suspended above the spillway of Painted Rock Dam as he measures the depth and velocity of the water flow. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Dean Ikenburger of the U.S. Geological Survey Office Water Resources D...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of flooded farmland near Yuma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of flooded farmland near Yuma. The U.S. Army Corps of E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of a flooded bridge near Painted Rock Dam and Yuma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River. A-0122-SPT-93-090300-XX-0001

An aerial view of a flooded bridge near Painted Rock Dam and Yuma. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of a flooded area between Painted Rock Dam and Wellton. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of a flooded area between Painted Rock Dam and Wellton....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Flood waters cover Highway 95 and surrounding farmland after breaking through the Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Flood waters cover Highway 95 and surrounding farmland after breaking ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An aerial view of Painted Rock Dam and the surrounding flooded area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of Painted Rock Dam and the surrounding flooded area. T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An aerial view of a flooded bridge near Painted Rock Dam and Yuma. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River. A-0122-SPT-93-090300-XX-0002

An aerial view of a flooded bridge near Painted Rock Dam and Yuma. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Flood waters of the Gila River rise under the bridge on Avenue 7E. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River. A-0122-SPT-93-090300-XX-0011

An overview of erosion caused by the flooding at Painted Rock Dam. The...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Flood waters cover Highway 95 after breaking through the Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

Flood waters cover Highway 95 after breaking through the Painted Rock ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public C... more

An aerial view of a flooded farm near Yuma after flood waters broke through the Painted Rock Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the area to construct barriers in an effort to protect surrounding communities from the waters of the flooded Gila River

An aerial view of a flooded farm near Yuma after flood waters broke th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PVT. Richard Wright Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

STS090-731-043 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 mission

STS090-731-043 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-90 mission from the space shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-90, COLUMBIA (O... more

Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway - Riding Beneath Cliffs in the Gila Wilderness

Trail of the Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway - Riding Beneath Cliffs in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Original Caption: Packing along the Gila River, the traveler pauses to sense the quiet on this riverside campground below jagged tan cliffs. Location: Ne... more

STS090-731-042 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 mission

STS090-731-042 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-90 mission from the space shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-90, COLUMBIA (O... more

STS090-731-041 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 mission

STS090-731-041 - STS-090 - Earth observations taken during STS-90 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-90 mission from the space shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-90, COLUMBIA (O... more

Two large, certainly ferocious-looking Tyrannosaurus metal-art sculptures face off outside Holt's gas station and gift shop in Gila Bend, Arizona, a small city named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard

Two large, certainly ferocious-looking Tyrannosaurus metal-art sculptu...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Artist: name not given. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photo... more

Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops metal-art sculptures face off outside Holt's gas station and gift shop in Gila Bend, Arizona, a small city named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard. Note the sign warning of nearby LIVING reptiles

Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops metal-art sculptures face off outside Ho...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... more

The Space Age Lodge and Restaurant in Gila Bend, Arizona, named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard

The Space Age Lodge and Restaurant in Gila Bend, Arizona, named for th...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The motel was one of five retro space-themed motels designed by Al Stovall throughout the American Southwest in the the 1960s in the y... more

A rusted steel beam recovered from New York City's fallen World Trade Center that fell during infamous terrorist attacks in 2001 stands at this "911" memorial in Gila Bend, Arizona. The small city is named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard

A rusted steel beam recovered from New York City's fallen World Trade ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Artist: name not given. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photo... more

A towering Brontosaurus metal-art sculpture outside Holt's gas station and gift shop in Gila Bend, Arizona, a small city named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard. The sculpture is brilliantly positioned, since the prehistoric dinosaurs were plant, not meat, eaters

A towering Brontosaurus metal-art sculpture outside Holt's gas station...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2018; (DLC/PP-2018:005) Forms part of Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Caro... more

Large and creative metal and ceramic art outside the Gila Bend Cactus-'n'-Stuff gift shop in Gila Bend, Arizona, named for the Gila River, not the large, venomous gila monster lizard

Large and creative metal and ceramic art outside the Gila Bend Cactus-...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Artist: name not given. Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila River & Union Pacific Railroad, Wellton, Yuma County, AZ

Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation System, Pumping Plant No. 1, Bounded by Gila...

Significance: Construction on the project began in 1949 and was essentially completed in 1957. With the completion of the irrigation system, Colorado River water was delivered to previously arid lands in the lo... more