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Kimmerly Ditch & Flume, Avon, Powell County, MT



B&W Photos

HB747624
View Of Ditch, Looking South From West End Of Flume

HB747625
Profile View Of Flume, Looking Southwest

HB747626
Detailed Profile View Of Flume, Looking Southwest

HB747627
View Of Concrete Ditch Lining At East End Of Flume, Looking North

HB747628
Detail View Of Flume Joint, Looking North


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Item Title


Location
Avon vicinity, MT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MT-58
Significance: It conveys a clear sense of association with area livestock ranching, an important foundation of the Little Blackfoot Valley's economy. It evokes the historical period during which ditches and flumes were used extensively by farmers and ranchers in irrigation. It also associated with the Kimmerly family, early Avon-area ranchers.

Subjects
Flumes
Ditches


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF DITCH, LOOKING SOUTH FROM WEST END OF FLUME
2. PROFILE VIEW OF FLUME, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. DETAILED PROFILE VIEW OF FLUME, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. VIEW OF CONCRETE DITCH LINING AT EAST END OF FLUME, LOOKING NORTH
5. DETAIL VIEW OF FLUME JOINT, LOOKING NORTH


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