Reclamation Record Volume 12

Reclamation Record Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Irrigation works, has thus taken place since 1908. Up to the end of the year 1920 there had been spent on irrigation and drainage works $6,415,058, a portion of which is chargeable to future units of the project. Water will be available for 71,000 acres in 1922. The full development of the project will, including Oregon Basin, bring under water approximately 225,000 acres. The accompanying data, showing the results of farming operations to the end of 1920, show the rapid development of the project and give an idea of what may be expected from the development of the entire project as proposed. Values created. Value of farm lands and improvements on project estimated by owners, end of 1920_ $7,346,000 Value of live stock 600,000 Value of farm equipment 415, 000 Total 8,361, 000 Assessed valuations. Farms $3, 639,000 Towns:708, 000 Public utilities 60,000 Total 4, 407,000 Value of crops produced in 1920. Alfalfa ', $343, 256 Wheat 277,990 Value of crops produced in 1290--Continued. Sugar beets $163,104 Potatoes 80,273 Oats 75, 344 Pasture 43, 733 Clover seed 33, 624 Gardens 29,290 Barley 8, 306 Miscellaneous 6, 500 Oat hay 2,180 Total 1, 063, 600 Value of crops produced since 1910 (actual census) 7,482,700 Shipments of agricultural products, 1920. Alfalfa hay-cars--501 Sugar beets do 325 Alfalfa meal do 184 Straw do 149 Potatoes, --do 93 Wheat do 93 Cattle do 25 Sheep do 18 Hogs do 17 Wool do 7 Honey do 2 Sweet clover seed do 1 Total. do 1,415 Wholesale purchases from manufacturers during 1920. Groceries $297,400 Automobiles, trucks, etc 257,000 Lumber 223,100 Coal, feed, and bags-183, 600 Dry goods, clothing, shoes, etc 159,400 Hardware 113, 500 Drugs and sundries 51, 50O Wholesale purchases from manufacturers during 1920--Continued....show more

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  • Paperback | 458 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 812g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980433
  • 9781236980434