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Concrete

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-489. Concrete surface series. Specifications No. 1133. View of concrete section, left inlet transition of check drop at Station 588-20, Altus Canal. No air entraining agent was used."
Date: January 21, 1947
Creator: Parker, D. B.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Concrete

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-490. Concrete surface series. Specifications No. 1179. View of concrete section, left wall of siphon transition at Station 558-69, West Canal. Air entraining agent has been used."
Date: January 21, 1947
Creator: Parker, D. B.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Concrete

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-488. Concrete surface series. Specifications No. 1374. Right inlet transition wall of siphon at Station 971-26, Altus Canal. This concrete contained air entraining agent."
Date: January 21, 1947
Creator: Parker, D. B.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1111. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. View of part of Diversion Terrace No. 1, which will spread water which goes down old road in foreground. Altus Reservoir beyond the terrace."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1113. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. Close-up view of Diversion Terrace No. 2, on west side of Altus Reservoir."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1112. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. General view of Diversion Terrace No. 2, which will spread water which runs off adjacent farm land so as to prevent erosion. Altus Reservation in distance."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1114. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. General view of Detention Dam No. 3, with dirt work completed. For a view of this area before work was started see photograph No. 5-AL-1103."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1107. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. View of Detention Dam No. 1, complete except for rip-rapping located on west side of Altus Reservoir."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1109. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. General view of completed Detention Dam No. 2, located on west side of Altus Reservoir."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1108. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. Workmen placing rip-rap on Detention Dam No. 2."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1110. Soil and Moisture Conservation Program, W. C. Austin Project. Broadside view of completed Detention Dam No. 2, looking upstream. Dam will catch silt which has been coming down the draw into the Altus Reservoir."
Date: January 5, 1949
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-865. Soil and Moisture Conservation, Altus Reservoir Area. View taken looking away from reservoir toward private farm land beyond fence, showing need for erosion control on both government and private land. Boundary fence was constructed in 1943 on solid ground. Erosion has taken place since then."
Date: January 20, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-867. Soil and Moisture Conservation, Altus Reservoir Area. View taken from private land looking onto Government property beyond fence adjacent to Altus Reservoir, showing heavily eroded area. This erosion has occurred over a long period of years, and still continues."
Date: January 20, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-866. Soil and Moisture Conservation, Altus Reservoir Area. View showing measures taken by farmer to temporarily control erosion at the head of a wash leading to Altus Reservoir. Government property is beyond fence in background, and reservoir can be seen in distance."
Date: January 20, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-868. Soil and Moisture Conservation, Altus Reservoir Area. View of an erosion and sediment producing area caused by surface runoff from adjacent farm lands. Sediment from this wash has entered Altus Reservoir, forming a deposit. Fence was constructed on boundary between Government and private land in 1946, and erosion has occurred since that date. Taken a short distance north of Rock Island railway on east side of reservoir."
Date: January 20, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Soil and Moisture Conservation

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-869. Soil and Moisture Conservation, Altus Reservoir Area. View of east shoreline of reservoir just north of Rock Island railway with water at El. 1543.6, 15.4 feet below normal spillway elevation. Ramp entering water in foreground is former construction road. Beyond is sediment deposit formed in water from erosion area shown in photograph No. 5-AL-868."
Date: January 20, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Hereford Cattle

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1106. Crops. Hereford cattle on irrigated winter wheat pasture on the C. F. Mock southwest of Altus."
Date: January 29, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Weed Control

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-870. Weed Control. General view of truck-mounted weed burner assembled by W. C. Austin Project in 1947. Boom is in position for traveling along highway. One and one-half ton truck, 285 gallon fuel tank for burner, capacity of fuel pump 90 gallons per hour."
Date: January 21, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Weed Control

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-871. Weed Control. Close-up view of fuel pump, tank, and boom mounting, on truck-mounted weed burner."
Date: January 21, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Weed Control

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-872. Weed Control. View of truck-mounted weed burner in operation on W. C. Austin Project, burning dry Russian thistles in the West 11.5 Lateral."
Date: January 21, 1948
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Linkbelt Speeder

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-861. Specification No. 1987. View of 1 cu. Yd. Linkbelt Speeder 85 dragline excavating from Ozark 4.6 lateral at Station 20-00."
Date: January 13, 1948
Creator: Vaughan, R. O.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Stripping Operations

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-862. Specifications No. 1987. General view of stripping operations on Ozark 4.6 lateral at approximately Station 72-50."
Date: January 13, 1948
Creator: Vaughan, R. O.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Chattin Ditcher

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-864. Specifications No. 1811. View of Chattin ditcher excavating from Altus 17.6h12 lateral at approximately Station 53-00."
Date: January 13, 1948
Creator: Vaughan, R. O.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie

Cores from Drain Holes

Description: Caption says, "5-AL-1248. Cores from additional drain holes in gallery of Altus Dam. Station number indicates location of hole. Box is 5' long."
Date: January 18, 1950
Creator: George, P. W.
Partner: Museum of the Western Prairie
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