Billings Land & Irrigation Company building a canal
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Photo might be of earlier irrigation ditch digging in the region. The canal constructed by the Billings Land & Irrigation Company allowed farming and settlements east of Billings. At its beginnings, the canal brought water to 1,500 acres, increasing farm production in the area. - See 'Billings Land and Irrigation Crops in Best of Condition', Billings Daily Gazette, July 31, 1910. The Ditch, built under the auspices of the Carey Land Act, helped to settle the Billings Bench, Billings Heights, and Shepherd.
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Irrigation canals and flumes
Men--Clothing & dress--1890-1900
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- Unknown. Billings Land & Irrigation Company building a canal. 1895. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll53/id/254. (Accessed January 18, 2021.)
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- Unknown, (1895) Billings Land & Irrigation Company building a canal. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16013.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16013coll53/id/254
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