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Cattle Grazing on Grass Growing at Site 17, Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of cattle grazing on the grass growing along the dam and the surrounding area surrounding Site 17, Wildhorse Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Watersheds-Washita. Benefits. Cattle grazing on dam and surrounding Area Site 17, Wildhorse Creek. Excellent stand of grass on dam and spillway."
Date: October 12, 1961
Creator: Cummins, Pat
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Damage to Site 26 Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of Washita watershed, damage to front slope of Site 26 Wildhorse Creek Watershed. Dam runs almost due east and west. Part of slope was rip-rapped with rock from spillway but rock lacked about 6 feet being high enough to prevent this damage. SCS plans to repair this damage.
Date: July 1, 1961
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Damage to Site 26 Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of Washita watershed, damage to front slope of Site 26 Wildhorse Creek Watershed. Dam runs almost due east and west. Part of slope was rip-rapped with rock from spillway but rock lacked about 6 feet being high enough to prevent this damage. SCS plans to repair this damage.
Date: July 1, 1961
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fire Damage

Description: Photograph of fire damage to a crop of Weeping Lovegrass. Blaze was extinguished by 9:30 PM on 1/17/61 by SCD and CD fire fighting units.
Date: January 18, 1961
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Fire Damage to Native Grass

Description: Photograph of a pasture of native grass in excellent condition. Approximately 200 acres of grass and timber was destroyed before this fire was brought under control. Stephens County Civil Defense fire fighting units assisted in extinguishing the fire. Fire started by a careless farmer who was burning a fire break 1/4 mile south of this field.
Date: March 6, 1961
Creator: Cummins, Patrick L.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Flood Prevention on John Morgan Farm Near Washita River and Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of John Morgan's farm and surrounding area near Wildhorse Creek & Washita River below Site No. 16. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Flood Prevention – Washita River Wildhorse Creek. Bottomland leveled for irrigation below Site No. 16. Land will be watered from the sediment pool of the structure."
Date: July 29, 1961
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Flood Prevention on John Morgan Farm Near Washita River and Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of John Morgan's farm and surrounding area near Wildhorse Creek & Washita River below Site No. 16. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Flood Prevention – Washita River Wildhorse Creek. Bottomland leveled for irrigation below Site No. 16. Land will be watered from the sediment pool of the structure."
Date: July 29, 1961
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Inspecting Plant Materials

Description: Photograph of Harry Lister, District employee, inspecting King Ranch bluestem for seed fill. This is an excellent stand and has made a good growth this summer on this soil unit 70--B
Date: October 16, 1961
Creator: Cummins, Patrick L.
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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0371.0022]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "CITED by the Oklahoma Petroleum council for their work in the oil industry's public relations program were 10 oilmen, including, left to right, Marvin Franklin, Oklahoma City, Phillips Petroleum Co.; Leon T. Russell, Shawnee, Service Pipe Line co., and Lloyd H. Lawrence, Duncan, Halliburton Co."
Date: October 22, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Telephone Cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFED Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employees laying a cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Southwestern Bell Telephone Company laying a telephone cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek. Cable is layed [sic] to about 36" deep but was raised to about 12" deep to cross the dam and forebay of the spillway. Being able to cross this structure saved the company several thousand dollars by being able to take this short cut."
Date: 1961~
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Telephone Cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of three UNIDENTIFED Southwestern Bell Telephone Company employees laying a cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Southwestern Bell Telephone Company laying a telephone cable across Site 16 Wildhorse Creek. Cable is layed [sic] to about 36" deep but was raised to about 12" deep to cross the dam and forebay of the spillway. Being able to cross this structure saved the company several thousand dollars by being able to take this short cut."
Date: 1961~
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Washita River Wildhorse Creek

Description: Photograph of aerial view of flood prevention of Washita River, Wildhorse Creek. Bottomland leveled for irrigation below Site No. 16. Land will be watered from the sediment pool of the structure.
Date: July 29, 1961
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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