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Garland Coal Company Dragline Operation

Description: Photograph of a Garland Coal Company dragline in operation. The back of the photograph proclaims, "View of huge drag-line in operation. Owned by Garland Coal Company. Drag bucket capacity is 34 cu. Yds. Drag-line is capable of stripping coal 90-feet deep."
Date: March 30, 1967
Creator: Eaton, James L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Tame Pasture on E. T. McCollum's Farm

Description: Photograph of Claude Newland, SCS Soil Scientist, examines the field of E. T. McCollum, 2 ½ miles north of Vinita. The back of the photograph proclaims, "This field produced 6 ½ bushels of oats per acre in 1950. The oats had been overseeded with sericea lespedeza. The sericea was fertilized with 650 lbs. per acre of rock phosphate which was drilled into the soil. In 1962 the sericea was plowed up, 2 ½ tons of lime and 100 lbs. of 10-20-10 fertilizer per acre was applied and Greenfield Bermuda was planted. That fall the Bermuda was overseeded with vetch, rye and fescue and 125 lbs. of 10-20-10 fertilizer was applied. No fertilizer has been applied since that time. Estimated forage yield was 4 tons per acre in 1966."
Date: March 1, 1967
Creator: Ball, Lemuel
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Inundated Small Grain Winter Pasture Near or on East Cow Creek

Description: Photograph of a flooded small grain winter pasture near or on East Cow Creek southeast of Duncan. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Field of small grain winter pasture inundated by overflow from East Cow Creek. View looking up stream to the North. Creek Channel is on far right."
Date: March 6, 1973
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Inundated Small Grain Winter Pasture Near or on East Cow Creek

Description: Photograph of a flooded small grain winter pasture near or on East Cow Creek southeast of Duncan. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Field of small grain winter pasture inundated by overflow from East Cow Creek. View looking up stream to the North. Creek channel is on far right."
Date: March 6, 1973
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sugar Creek Sediment Damage

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFED men evaluating sediment damage on the main channel of Sugar Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Looking west from bridge on highway 281 south of Hinton, Oklahoma. This is the main channel of Sugar Creek. Note the sand bars along the creek and sand deposited on the fields adjoining the creek. Rip rap on left has reduced the stream bank erosion but is not controlled."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Field and Land Damage Via Water and Flood Erosion

Description: Photograph of two UNIDENTIFED men evaluating sediment damage on the main channel of Sugar Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Looking north from highway bridge on highway 152 East of Binger, Oklahoma. Field on right is unprotected and is subject to overflow. Note unevenness of the field from past flooding."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Retired Cultivated Field

Description: Photograph of the proper land use of a retired cultivated field. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Planting of bluestem grass on a retired cultivated field. Old terraces are still noticeable in the field. This land is highly erodible and should be farmed with protective measures."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Proper Land Use near Sugar Creek

Description: Photograph of the proper land use of land near Sugar Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Proper use of some of the better land along Sugar Creek. This Class II land has been terraced and is properly farmed. Farmstead (Fred Wunderlich?) is seen in the left background."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sugar Creek Sedimentation Damage

Description: Photograph of sediment damage that has caused land to go from cultivable to willows along Sugar Creek and highway 281. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Looking east from bridge on highway 281 showing sediment damage that has caused land along Sugar Creek to go from cultivation to willows."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Mouth of Sugar Creek Channel Two Miles North of Washita River

Description: Photograph of the mouth of Sugar Creek two miles north of the Washita River. The area is in a heavily forested area. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Mouth of Sugar Creek 2 miles north of the Washita River. Looking south from steel bridge on country road. Sugar Creek has a drainage area of 185,000 acres all of which flows through this small channel into the Washita River."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sugar Creek Main Channel

Description: Photograph of the main channel of Sugar Creek south of Gracemont. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Main channel of Sugar Creek which crosses Highway 281, south of Gracemont, Oklahoma. This land was Class I and is now useless because it is covered with silt, Bermudagrass and willows. It needs protection from floodwaters to be made to produce at its maximum."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sugar Creek Sediment Deposits Near and Under Highway 281 Bridge

Description: Photograph of Bob Wall and Herb Prevett examining siltation under Highway Bridge on Highway 281, south of Gracemont. The photograph does not indicate the position of Wall or Prevett. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Highway bridge on Highway 281 south of Gracemont, Oklahoma showing sediment deposited within two feet of bridge abutment on 275 feet of the original 325 feet length of bridge. Bob Wall and Herb Prevett examining siltation under bridge."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

H. H. Lawson's Stock Cutter

Description: Photograph of H. H. Lawson examining stalks of Crotalaria cut with his home built stalk cutter. The back of the photograph proclaims, "H. H. Lawson examines stalks of Crotalaria cut with his home built stalk cutter. A piece of 12" pipe and old road grader blades were utilized in constructing the implement. Cost, approximately $40.00."
Date: March 10, 1944
Creator: Jenkins, E. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Cattle on Snow Covered Range

Description: Photograph of a herd of cattle grazing in a snow covered field. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle in snow. Notice how the snow has packed up due to proper use."
Date: March 11, 1968
Creator: McCampbell, James B.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

McFarlin Ranch Cattle Grazing in Snow

Description: Photograph of nine heads of cattle grazing in a field on the McFarlin Ranch after receiving seven inches of snow. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cattle on the McFarlin ranch, a cooperator with the Hughes County SWCD, after a 7 inch snow. Loamy Prairie range site, was in excellent condition. The grass was properly used creating a condition to hold the snow where it fell."
Date: March 11, 1968
Creator: McCampbell, James B.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Jim Wolfe Farm Loamy Prairie Range

Description: Photograph of David Ankle, Range Conservationist, looking at a loamy prairie range site, which is in excellent condition on the Jim Wolfe Farm. The back of the photograph proclaims, "A loamy prairie range sit in excellent condition."
Date: March 25, 1971
Creator: Thomas, James W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Black Locust Tree for Gully Erosion Control

Description: Photograph of B. P. Prickett examining young Black Locust trees to help prevent further severe gully erosion. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Black Locust trees planted in bottom and on sides of a severe active gully in an attempt to stabilize it against erosion. These trees were planted in March of 1957. B. P. Prickett in gully examining the young trees."
Date: March 20, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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