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Digging the Friant-Kern Canal on the Morioka farm

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The Friant-Kern Canal was constructed along the east side if the San Joaquin Valley. Here, equipment digs the canal through part of the Marioka farm in 1945 or 1946.

Horses on Snyder Ranch, Kings County

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Horses near canal with fenced area with haystacks.

Dam at Head of People's Ditch

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Two men in boat at base of long dam with water flowing over top.

Dredge Working in Dutch John Cut

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Dredge pumping water out of canal. Crew on dredge and another man on land. High bank in background.

Children Exploring Levee Washout

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Children near washout of levee. Some boys have weapons. One on horseback. Location is above headgate of Last Chance Ditch. Two identifications on photo.

Bridge Over Two Canals

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Horse and buggy crossing bridge over canals. Location may be near Laton.

Women on Stream Bank

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Two women on shaded bank of waterway with weir in foreground.

Family Ranch

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Small ranch house next to dirt road and canal. Three people on porch and two children with animal on road.

Working on Dredging Project, Kings County

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Seven men standing on sandy bank of large irrigation channel. This is identified as head of Dutch John Cut connecting Cole Slough and Kings River. Identifications of 5 on photo