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    • Building a dam

    • Earth dams; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan county in 1934 with CCC labor. Farmers furnished the horsepower and machinery." In the middle foreground a young man shovels dirt while another stands near, watching him. Across the midground four...
    • Gulley control structures

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion
    • "Post and brush gulley control structures in Pawnee County in 1935" The central focus is a deep gulley, across which stretches a structure made of two rows of posts holding tightly-stacked brush. A young man in overalls stands to the right of the...
    • Flood damage

    • Floods
    • "Flood damage south of Ravena 1935, Middle Loup River, The Ravena CCC sompany was sent to Cambridge to help the initial clean up in towns along the Republican River after the 1935 flood" Flood water or part of the Republican River fills the...
    • Drainage for terraced field

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Terracing; Soil conservation
    • "CCC at Ravenna, 1935. A concrete structure in a terraced field to drain the excess water into a natural drainage and prevent the excessive erosion." Near the image's center one man stands between two kneeling men on a step-shaped concrete...
    • Grading terraced waterway

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Finished grading for a grassed terrace waterway in Harlan County in 1934." In the right midground a group of men around a wheelbarrow work with shovels while two others stand in the background observing. The men appear to be doing shallow...
    • Spillway

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation; Dams
    • "A carefully graded spillway at the end of field terraces with a brush dam structure at end to slow run-off and reduce gulley erosion." Stretching from foreground to background, a bare strip runs along the right edge of terraced cropland. Men are...
    • Building a terrace

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Erosion; Soil conservation; Terraces (Land use)
    • "Building a terrace for moisture control in Harlan County in 1934 with CCC labor." Midground shows a front view of a man driving a tractor while two others operate machinery behind the tractor. They are in a bare field in a flat rural setting...
    • CCC crew

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Work crew in soil erosion program in Harlan County in 1934. Forest Service in Denver furnished some trucks to transport work personnel from camp to work areas and to bring lunch to the field. In cold weather work crews were transported back to...
    • Building earth dams

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building earth dams for farm ponds and gulley control in Harlan County in 1934 with CCC labor." A team of two horses pulls grading equipment near four men who appear to be turning soil with shovels. Farther back on the right margin stand two or...
    • Building a dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Fowler" Near the center of the image men with two or three teams of horses are working on a mound of earth that may be a dam. They are in a gently sloping rural landscape with few, widely scattered trees.
    • Finishing an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Finishing an earth dam in Harlan county with CCC labor and camp work supervisory personel: 1934, Harlan County." In a rural landscape a group of men stand scattered along the top of an earth dam and pose for a photograph. Two teams of horses...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond in Harlan Co. with CCC labor in 1934." In the background small groups of men stand with three teams of horses hitched to construction equipment atop an earth dam. One man stands downhill to the right of the...
    • Engineering staff group portrait

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
    • "Engineering staff for soil erosion work in Harlan County by Forest Service personel and CCC labor, 1934. From the left: Bob Reynolds, who later in 1935 was made work supt. at Richardson Camp; John Haberman; Agricultural Engineer; ?; Chas Fowler,...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Starting an earth dam for a farm pond near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." Eight men work among three teams of horses drawing earth-moving equipment along a broad depression between two low ridges.
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." Scattered along the perimeter of the pond and on a ridge that crosses it, a large group of men shovel dirt. Horses hitched to construction equipment stand in the...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Finishing up an earth stock water dam near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." Scattered along the perimeter of the pond and on a ridge that crosses it, a large group of men shovel dirt and transport it in wheelbarrows. A team of horses hitched...
    • Building an earth dam

    • Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams
    • "Building an earth dam for a farm pond near Alma in 1934 by CCC labor. Fowler." A large group of men are digging with shovels near the pond's perimeter and along the dam. A team of horses is drawing construction equipment down the left side of...

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