Digging the Arizona Canal, 1880s.


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Digging the Arizona Canal, 1880s.

Work on the Arizona Canal began in 1883 after the formation of the Arizona Canal Company. This image shows company workers, complemented by teams of wagons and horses, digging the canal passage. In 1906, the federal government assumed the operation of the canal.


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