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Conservation Planning

Description: Photograph of a 280-ton electrically operated dredging machine operated by the Garland Coal Co., 7 miles northeast of Stigler, Oklahoma. The dredging machne bucket holds 34 cubic yards of material. The machine can strip on over-burden to a depth of 90 feet.
Date: March 30, 1967
Creator: Gamble, M. D.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Watershed, Flood Waters Sans Bois Creek

Description: Photograph of Cecil Presfield driving amphibious car returning Mrs. Jim Presfield home from work along with the Presfield children and neighbos Dan Condo's children home from school. During floods Sans Bois Creek overflows into the Grassy Lake area cutting off all access roads. They must use boat, amphicar, or horses to cross the 10 to 12 feet of water over the roads. Presfield has 500 acres, most in Sans Bois bottom. He lost 2 calves in this flood. In the last previous flood he lost 8 head from pneumonia after swimming out to high ground.
Date: May 15, 1968
Creator: Banks, Herbert J.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society