Image from page 8 of “What an Eastern man thinks of the Pecos Valley of New Mexico ..” (1901)
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Title: What an Eastern man thinks of the Pecos Valley of New Mexico ..
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Hall, Henry. [old catalog heading]
Publisher: Chicago, W. J. Black
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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esults, and binto, of irrigation in the Pecos valley, I heythe people have done lluin eb e . Lev.ii d the « United States is now prepai ing to take n handengineers are looking up reservoii tiles, one nethe headwaters ol the Hondo river, and two oiheu uent parts of the valley, Pending this work, large tracts olland have been withdrawn from the operations ol the land laws Ihoiigh the present irrig ited disti id ? m pitifully ?nidi compared to the vasl expanses : irid them which the water has noi reached, ami in too many eases, never can, they still show the possibilities and i tl the way to a development which none can fully appreci ite until Ithrough this counti | and sees ou one hand the dei right amidst its desolation, like the oases in Sain heliIs and orchards, the long avenues ol tall trees, the teem eilv gone low whatk The l il. lis here on a ideIII.I the ing ditches and flowing wells which make this whal Jerry1Simpson calls The garden spot ol die United Slates. 11 bnry Hall,
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