39-290 Bosque del Apache. New flexioo Aug . 1939
View in interior of Unit 6 prior to any development . Se.,
photographs 39-291 end 39- 292 for other views in this area. .
39 - 291 Bosque del Apache, New W~xioo Aug . 1939
View in interior of Unit 8 prior to any development work.
S.,., photo 39- 292 for view of another portion of same unit .
39-179 Bosque del j.pache ~ New Mexico July 1939
Looking north along first dredger cut on line 12e to 12c at
point e.pproxirnately 900 feet south of 12a. Weta. from slough
stnnding in cut to point where line crosses narrow ridge of
higher gr ound . See pictures 3D-I80 and 39-181.
39· 182 Bosque del Apache, New Mexico Aug,..t 1939
View taken from dredger looking south along line between 128.
and 12 e about midway between these points. Dredger is movine
north cutting key trench for dike. Vleter in di tc~ 8.t 1 eft i8
slough water flowing through first eighteen-inch cut made in
borrow or drain.
3!?-180 Bosque del Apaohe ~ Ne ..... Mexioo July 1939
View of dredger in operation making first
of point 12a OD line between 128 and 12e _
39- 181 .
39- 181 Bosque del Apaohe , New Mexico
out through ridge south
See pi oture 39- 179 and
View showing drod~er in operati on on line between points 12a
and 12e_ Machine i8 nenr oompletion or second out thr ough
narrow ridge e. few hundred feet south of point 128 . Note that
cut is now filled with water from dough at star ting point of
this channel . See pictures 39 - 179 and 39- 180.
39-188 B08QUe ~ 'ew Mexico
View lookinc west from east
mesa along line oleBred in
1936 by Soil Conservation
Service between their pOints
called Bluff and Stuok. Note
how dense ~rowth of tornillos
",as kil1ed by silt deposit
l&.te' in ]936 and early in 1937
leavine:: this line as cleara:f'tlr
three years as when the brush
was cut . All of the vegetation
in this area dead a8 a
result of silt deposit except
a few of the fringe of taller
trees seen in the background.
Lee R. Jaooby and Henry SaUl
in foreground on horses.
39-189 BoSQU8# New ~xico
Honey oomb of swal'm of wild
bees hangi ng in mesqul te bush
only 3 feet above ground.
Picture taken at ede;8 of high
ground east of Rio Grande
,"-ear 1 inCl 7 South.
39- 186 Bosoue del Apaohe. New Mexico JUDe 1939
View looki~g south slong bed of San Antonio Riverside Drain. showing
how it has filled .ith silt snd is now being completely choked
v.1. t h vegeteti on. Arrow indicates brou in west bank of drain where
drain water entered r efuge in 1936 . This araa now 1s dry duo to
break further north shown in photograph 39- 185.
39- 187 BOSQue del Apaohe. N~ Uexico June 1939
View looking from dry bed of Rio Grande into mouth of San Antonio
Riverside Drain. Arrow indioates center of old drain now completely
filled with silt end choked with vegetation. Drain n01'1 empties its
entire flow into refug(! approximately one - fourth mile north of this
po i nt. See 39 - 185.
39-164 Bosque del Apache, New Mexico June 1939
View of reoent silt deposit . looking ~st from point approximately
one-third mile east of U. S. Highway 85 nenr line 7 south . This area.
.las formerlye xcel1ent poasture with heavy cover of toed grass .
39- 186 Bosque del Apache, New ~exlco June 1939
View showing break in west bank of San Antonio Riverside Drain
near Hne 3 south . Entire flow of d)"l" in enters Bosque Refuge at
this point . This break 1s approximately 1000 feet north of old
break shown in SO-I SS .
39-244 Bosque eel Apache , New Uexlco September 1939
View lookinr south along abandoned railroad embankment .
Irrow indicates pronontory locally desoribed 88 " Po int of
39- 245 Bosque del Apsch8 , New ~xlco Sept. 19S9
Temporary r esidence for laborer patrolman, C. } . Keefer
conetrueted principally of 8& vega material .
39-167 Bosque del Apnche ~ !~ . Mex .
August 4, 1939
~easuring depth of cut 1n contro l
drain east of Elrr~ndorf buildings .
Cut not complete when mOB6ured hore ,
since finished depth is JO feet .
39-158 Bosque del Apache , N. Mex.
August 4 . 1939
View of control drein just east
of Elmendo rf buildings , being
dug by dragline .
39-159 Bos que del Ap&che, N. h~x.
August 1 , 1939
Dregline digging control drain east
of Elmendorf buildings . Note bucket
is completely submerged, including
pulley through ~hich dump cable r uns,
Depth of cut 10 feet.
39- 160 Bosque del Apache , n.Ll:.
Augus t 4, 1939
Bui1ding dike with material
froo control drain east of
Elmendorf bui Id ings.
39- 161 Bosque del. Apoche# Kew Mexico Aug. 4" 1939
Splash of muck just aftor dragline bucket dropped load on dike fill .
39 - 16Z
39- 162 Bosque del Apaohe
Aug. 4# 1939
J. A. But ler standing
near center of dike being
cnnatructed of material
from control drain excavation
east of Elmondorf
buildings . Note depth
Butler has reired into the
sandy muok. In trying to
get bock to solid gr ound
he m~red to within one
inch of the top of his
39 - 1'3
39-163 Bosque del Apaohe, Hew Mexioo August 4, 1939
View of first cove south of North Grant line on east side of
Rio Grande , looking southwest.
39-164 Bosque del Apache , Naw Mexico August 4, 1939
Viol'! of sBawd cave south of North Grant line on ea~t side of
Rio Grande , looking south .
39-167 Bosque del Apache , New Mexico August 4, 1939
View of point where river is cutting new channel south along
bluff on east side of valley . !!ote old channel at extreme
right side of picture extending into background .
39- 168 Bosque del Apache .. new Mexico August 4 .. 1939
View looking south at channel that enrries portion of Rio
Grande sOuth dong extreme east side of valley below point
where old chan~ 1 turns southwest to "Point of tend II .
, 3' -171
39- 171 Bosque del Apaohe, New Mexico July 1939
View looking southeast from "Point of' Lend" shcwi~ low
water channels in Rio Grende carrying water into low area
on east side of old ri~r channel .
39- 175 Bosque del Apache , New Mexico July 1939
View of fi rst water to be diverted on Bosque refuge into
nowly dug channel . Th:s shows water cooing into dredger
cut at point 4f for first time from San Antonito lateral.
Dryinc mud in foregr ound result of rein a few hours previous
to tak jng of pictu r e .
39- 172 Bosque del Apache, New ~,~ex1co July 1939
View of SInail dam acron low wat er cn8J!%'!.el in Ri o Grande
near "Point of Land" ~ buH t by sheepmen to change c ourse of
water flOl'fing i nto lovler area east of river. See 39 - 173.
39- 173 Bosque del Apache , New ~~xico July 1939
Pnother view of d~ shown above. Note second low wat er
channe l in hackground, carrying water to lower land east
of r1 ver. Looking east fr or:: bluff on west side of river
ve.11ey at "Point of Land" .
BosQue del Apache , New Mexico July 1939
south along first drodger cut between po i nts 4f ond
prior to diver ting waste water from San Antonito lateral
th is channeL Pioture made at point 4f .
Bosque del Apache., New ilexico July 1939
Looking north along fi r st drcd~e r cut bet~en points 4£ end 4b.
Picture taken approximately 1000 feet south of 4f.
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