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Deschutes Irrigation & Power Company Canal, Bend, Deschutes County, OR



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Item Title
Deschutes Irrigation & Power Company Canal, Bend, Deschutes County, OR

Location
Bend, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-63
Significance: The canal is significant as a component of the first large-scale irrigation project in Central Oregon. Built by the Deschutes Irrigation and Power Company, the canal was one of two early irrigation facilities constructed to irrigate desert land for prospective settlers in the central Oregon region in the early 20th century. This initial canal system was instrumental in the establishment of Bend, Oregon and its surrounding communities...

Subjects
Irrigation Canals


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF DIVERSION GATE FOR C.O.I. CANAL, TO NORTHEAST.
2. DIVERSION GATE FOR C.O.I. CANAL, DETAILED VIEW.
3. GENERAL VIEW TO EAST.
4. GENERAL VIEW TO WEST.


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