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Flood Prevention

Description: Photograph of rip-rapped farm pond, dam, and Bermuda grassed spillway which handled overflow water during hearby downpours.
Date: April 13, 1938
Creator: Slack, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Ranch Pond for Range Cattle

Description: Photograph of Bryan T. Smith, SCS work unit conservationist, left, and Carlton Corbin admire one of Stoneybrok's finest Angus bulls. In the background is one of eight ranch ponds which furnish an adequate water supply for the range cattle. Carlton has made good in a hightly competitive field of breeding purebred cattle.
Date: 1950-04-XX
Creator: Putman, Jack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Angus Cattle

Description: Photograph of a beauty of a cow. Just a sample of the kind of registered Angus cattle that Carlton Corbin is turning out on his Stoneybroke Ranch near Ada.
Date: 1950-04-XX
Creator: Putman, Jack
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Borrow Pit Stabilization

Description: Photograph of erosion as a result of a small amount of runoff. Diversion protects this borrow pit from overhead water, yet erosion is occuring in this highly erosive alluvial soil. Before the protecting diversion was contructed a gully 30' wide as deep as the pit (about 30') had formed at the NE corner of this pit and was extending into adjoining cropland field. Although this gully was filled and overhead water diverted erosion is in progress.
Date: April 30, 1968
Creator: Cluff, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fish

Description: Photograph of fish moved upon the bank to be sized and transported to the fishout or growing pond.
Date: April 7, 1969
Creator: Collins, F. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Washita Wildhorse Watershed

Description: Photograph of land development below flood water retarding structure. Weed trees are being removed for development of pecan orchard. Reduction of flood damage ha made development practical.
Date: April 21, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Farm Pond Spillway

Description: Photograph of farm pons showing 8" overflow pipe at North which is 1 foot below spillway level. Also the draw down pipe from wich irrigation water will be drawn.
Date: 1955-04-XX
Creator: Cordell, E. S.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Crop Fertilize

Description: Photograph of placing fertilizer in automatic bermuda grass planter. All bermuda reported during 1955 in the Okmulgee Co. SDC has been fertilized at time of planting.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: Evans, Charles A.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Row Irrigation

Description: Photograph of row irrigation; pre-irrigating for cotton. Newly perpared land; planned, staked and checked by SCS personnel in Greer Co. , SCD, Okla.
Date: April 26, 1955
Creator: Murray, Hubert J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soil Classification

Description: Photograph of sample of soil from a newly cleared piece of bottom land. This land will be used as an improved pasture. It will be planted with; sweet clover, oats, rye and bermuda grass.
Date: April 29, 1955
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Pasture Seeding

Description: Photograph of Jr. White, farm operator, seeding weeping love grass for pasture. This pasture will be used by a pure bred Angus herd.
Date: April 29, 1955
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Lake Humphries Dam Fertilizer Application

Description: Photograph of recent inspections of floodwater retarding structure in upper segment of Wildhorse. It was decided that the dam and spillways of existing structures owned by the city of Duncan need an application of fertilizer. In picture is city employee spreading 44% of nitrate on bermuda grass sods.
Date: April 19, 1961
Creator: Cummins, Pat
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Soil Conditions

Description: Photograph of SCS Technician A. T. Elder shows part of long taproot of this 3 year old alfalfa. Moisture was found in soil at depth of 2 inches. Elder dug down 17 inches to get plant out and moisture was still present. Area has had less than 2 inches of rain since November 1952.
Date: April 21, 1953
Creator: Fox, Lester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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