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Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Soil washing and deposition on good bottom land, Class II, Soil Unit 4. Pot holes, driftwood and deposition is from the Arkansas River overflow. This land should be retired or it will need expensive leveling and cleaning to put it back into a good condition for farming. OK-612-1.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. Heavy deposits of sand were left on this land when the river receded. Flood water stayed on this field for 2 weeks and remained at its high level for 6 weeks. This landowner lost 350 acres when the river changed its course. The land lost was completely washed away. OK-604-12.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Soil washing an ddeposition on good bottom land. Class II land--Soil Unit # 4. Pot Holes, drift wood and depostion from the Arkansas River overflow. This land should be retired or it will need an expansive levling and cleaning to put it back into condition for farming. OK-612-2.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. The river changed its course causing the complete loss of 350 acres of good bottom land. The land lost was not just damaged but was completely washed away when the river cut across this filed. The river stayed over the field for 2 weeks and is at a high level for the sixth week. OK-604-6.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from hiigh water on the Arkansas River. Banks continuously being cut back into good bottom land field by flow of flood water. This flood water has already washed out 350 areas of this field completely as the river changed its course. OK-604-4.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Water Conservation; Water Erosion; Flooding and Prevention

Description: Photograph of flood damage. Flood damage from high water on the Arkansas River. A portion of land separated from the field and was made useless by gullies and potholes. Present position of seperated land would make it impossible to get machinery to it if it were still workable. It is completely cut off from the rest of the field. OK-604-8.
Date: July 28, 1957
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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