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Aerial Photo of Site No. 17 Sandstone Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site No. 17 Sandstone Creek and the surrounding area. “Photo taken at the same time there was approximately 6.6’ of water over the drawdown structure. Note water lacked several feet of being up to the emergency spillway elevation which is on the right side of the lake. Also note Sandstone Creek 17-A in the left side of the photograph and the stream discharge down by the ranch headquarters below the reservoir site.”
Date: April 30, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of A Flooded Sergeant Major Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of a flooded Sergeant Major Creek below Detention Reservoirs #1 & 2. A town is seen in the upper right of photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, "When swollen with flood waters, Sergeant Major Creek gouges out its banks, cuts new channel, and washes away tremendous amount of irreplaceable soil. Cut on right hand side is below Detention Reservoir No. 1 and 2, E ½ Sgt. Major Creek. Cut on left side is the main stream of Sgt. Major Creek. Tree's on stream bank in upper left hand corner is same as Okla-9553. 5 acres of land is lost annually from bank cutting. See. Okla-10-098 and Okla-10-100."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of A Flooded Sergeant Major Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of a flooded Sergeant Major Creek below Detention Reservoirs #1 & 2. A town is seen in the bottom left of photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, “When swollen with flood waters, Sergeant Major Creek gouges out its banks, cuts new channel, & washes away trmendous [sic] amount of irreplaceable soil. Cut on right is below Det. Resv. No. 1 & 2, E ½ Sgt. Major Creek. Creek on left is main stream of Sgt. Major Creek. Trees on stream bank in upper left corner are same as Okla-9553. 5 ac, land lost annually from bank cutting. See. Okla-10-098 and Okla-10-100."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Bottomland Below Detention Reservoir Nos. 1 and 2 on East ½ Sergeant Major Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of bottomland below Detention Reservoir Nos. 1 and 2 on East ½ Sergeant Major Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Bottom land below Detention Reservoir Nos. 1 and 2 on E ½ Sgt. Major Creek. Approximately 3200 acres drain through this area. 80% of this drainage area will be behind Reservoirs Nos. 1 and 2. Approximately 1 ½ acres of land was lost from bank cutting annually from this tributary before it run into Sgt. Major Creek. The 2 light areas in right hand corner of pictures have been leveled with big machinery by D. V. Cross, farmer, and but back in to cultivation. This 5 acres was idle and will go to alfalfa since Detention Reservoirs #1 and 2 of E ½ Sgt. Major Creek Subwatershed has been constructed."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Sergeant Major Creek Watershed Drop Inlet Stopping A Gully

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of a drop inlet to stop a large gully in the Sergeant Major Creek Watershed. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Drop inlet constructed with Flood Control funds to stop gully. Drainage area – 120 acres; 6000 cu. yds.,, in fill; 48” pipe. Gully was 200 ft. from country road and was threatening $4000.00 concrete bridge. Watershed Sgt. Major Creek. SCD-4-Wa.-1.”
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed and Detention Reservoir #1

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed, J. T. Mincher farm, Detention Reservoir #1, and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Upper Whiteshield Watershed – Ok-SCD-4-Wa. 2. Detention Reservoir #1. Drainage area 485 ac. Permanent Storage – 13.7 surface ac. 105 ac. ft. Inches runoff from drainage area 2.6. Flood storage – 27.2 surface acres. 158.5 ac. ft. 3.6 inches. Peak flow uncontrolled (25 year frequency storm) 1600 cfs. Release rate from 18"Asbestos bonded corrugated pipe 22 cfs. Drainage area – 80 acres cultivated & 405 ac. pasture. Medium textured upland soil. Reservoir is protecting 30 ac. below it & contributing to protection of 2000 acres of bottomland on Whiteshield Creek. Mincher has put 15 acres of bottom land back into cultivation that was idle. This land made 500 lbs. lint cotton in 1948. Benefit cost ration 1.1/1. See Okla-9556 and 9557."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed and W. H. Reburn's Farm

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed, which this photo contains the locations of W. H. Reburn's farm, Bales group farms, F. M. McAdams farm, and Detention Reservoir #4. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Upper Whiteshield Watershed. Ok-SCD-4. Wa. 2. Reburn farm in foreground. Conservation plan developed in 1940. Has completed all conservation measures. Plan included terracing, terrace outlet, shelterbelt, contour farming, crop residue management, cover crop, control grazing, reseeding of grasses & farm pond. Reburn rotated his crops so that sweet clover has been planted on all cultivated land since 1940. Note contour fence on hill. In the bacground [sic] is the Bales group. The water and dam is Detention Reservoir #4 on F. M. McAdams farm."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed, Detention Reservoir #1, and Bales Group Farms

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of the Upper Whiteshield Watershed, which this photo contains the locations of the Bales group farms (J. T. Mincher, C. A. Boomer, A. K. Farra, and Edgar Bowman) and Detention Reservoir #1. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Upper Whiteshield watershed. Farms of J. T. Mincher, C. A. Boomer (leader), A. L. Farra & Edgar Bowman are shown. Note Detention Reservoir #1 in on right hand side. See Okla-10-091 and 092 for details of upper portion of group."
Date: May 26, 1949
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Agronomy

Description: Photograph of hay production, alfalfa, irrigated. Mr. Burns has been a cooperator of the Upper-Washita Soil and water Conservation District (SWCD) for the last 20 years. He also has a Great Plains contract on approx. 1000 acres which will be completed in 1967. Mr. Burns raises alfalfa for his own livestock, selling the surplus to the dairy farmers in this area. Tom Perryman, Work Unit Conservationist (WUC), Cheyenne, is seen in the photo discussing the district program with Mr. Burns. TRC-6-7.
Date: July 1965
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Agronomy - Hay Production

Description: Photograph of hay production, Alfalfa, irrigated. Mr. Burns has been a cooperator of the Upper-Washita SWDC for the last 20 years. He also has a Great Plains contract on approx. 1,000 ac which will be completed in 1967. Mr. Burns raises alfalfa for his own livestock, selling surplus to the dairy farmers in this area. Tom Perryman, WUC, Cheyenne, is seen n the photo discussing the district program with Mr. Burns.
Date: July 6, 1965
Creator: Bryan, Hugo
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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