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Inventory of the Natomas Company of California Photographs, 1912-1916 (bulk 1914-1916)
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Folder Folder 1, photo_no. 1-6

[Miscellaneous interior and exterior views of Natomas Company offices], April 1, 1914.

Folder Folder 2, photo_no. 7

Removing span of Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, May 11, 1912.

photo_no. 8

In Subdivision No. 1, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 9

Olive grove in Blk. 32, Subdivision No. 1, planted 1911-12; looking northeasterly from S.W. corner of block, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 10

Looking east along Placerville Road from N.W. corner of Lot 1, Blk. 3, Subdivision 3; oranges planted in Lot 1, Blk. 3; olives planted in Lot 8, Blk 4., May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 11

Olive grove in Blk. 32, Subdivision No. 1, Natomas irrigated lands; nursery on right in distance, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 12

Looking southeasterly from N.W. corner of Lot 8, Blk. 4, Subdivision 3; planted to olives, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 13

Looking east along Placerville Road from N.W. corner of Lot 8, Blk. 4, Subdivision 3; planted to olives, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 14

Looking S.E. from N.W. corner of Lot 8, Blk. 4, Subdivision 3; planted to olives, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 15

Looking south-westerly from N.E. corner of Lot 1, Blk. 3, Subdivision 3; planted to oranges, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 16

Looking southeasterly from N.W. corner of Lot 1, Blk. 3, Subdivision 3, May 16, 1914.

photo_no. 17

Nimbus Ranch headquarters of Natomas Company of California, May 16, 1914.

Folder Folder 3, photo_no. 18

Orange groves in Orangevale, 6 miles from Natomas irrigated lands, May 17, 1914.

photo_no. 19

Repairing gold dredge no. 8, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 20

Gold dredge no. 8 undergoing repairs, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 21

Dredge no. 6 digging, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 22

Gold dredge no. 8 undergoing repairs, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 23

Dam for pond of gold dredge no. 6, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 24

Gold dredge no. 8 undergoing repairs, May 22, 1914.

photo_no. 25

Natomas Company of California well #14, near Sankey, 9:30 p.m.; artesian-water and gas, June 20, 1914.

photo_no. 26

Natomas Company of California well #14, artesian, near Sankey, June 20, 1914.

Folder Folder 4, photo_no. 27

Irrigating in Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 28

Irrigating Osorio's olive grove, Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 29

Irrigating in Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 30

Looking east; irrigating Osorio's olive grove, Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 31

Irrigating Osorio's olive grove in Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 32

Irrigation in Subdivision No. 3, July 5, 1914.

photo_no. 33

Brush in Bear River bottom land, as it appears before clearing, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 34

Beans, onions and sweet corn in Bear River bottom land; corn planted May 1-15, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 35

White beans in Bear River bottom land; planted May 15-20, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 36

Tomatoes, Bear River bottom land; planted May 15-30, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 37

Rice field at Sankey, California, planted May 20, 1914; looking N.E. (4 pumping plants in background), July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 38

Rice field at Sankey, California, planted May 20, 1914; looking S.E., July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 39

Pink beans, Bear River bottom land, planted June 1-10; looking west, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 40

Pink beans, Bear River bottom land, planted June 1-10, showing condition of land before clearing of brush in April & May, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 41

Pink beans at Sankey, California, planted June 20, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 42

Potato crop in Bear River bottom land, 135-150 sacks per acre, July 23, 1914.

Folder Folder 5, photo_no. 43

Traction engine hauling rock and sand for pump house, District 1001, Oct. 22, 1914.

photo_no. 44

Looking north on main drainage canal from District 1001 pumping plant, Oct. 22, 1914.

photo_no. 45

Finished river levee, District 1000: 24 ft. crown, 3:1 & 2:1 slopes; view east from 2nd Bannan Slough, Oct. 22, 1914.

photo_no. 46

Pump house site, District 1000; dredge "Mars" in 2nd Bannan Slough-224' boom, Oct. 22, 1914.

photo_no. 47

Austin excavator, West Branch Canal, District 1000, Dec. 5, 1914.

photo_no. 48

Austin excavator in West Branch Canal, District 1000, Dec. 5, 1914.

photo_no. 49

District 1000 pumping plant, Dec. 23, 1914.

photo_no. 50

District 1000 pumping plant, 50" pump operating, Dec. 23, 1914.

photo_no. 51

50" pump operating, District 1000, Dec. 23, 1914.

photo_no. 52

Discharge from 50" pump, District 1000, Dec. 23, 1914.

photo_no. 53

Black eye beans in Bear River bottom land, planted May 1-15; looking north, July 23, 1914.

Folder Folder 6, photo_no. 54

Discharge side, District 1001 pumping plant, Jan. 4, 1915.

photo_no. 55

Discharge side, District 1001 pumping plant, Jan. 4, 1915.

photo_no. 56

District 1001 pumping plant, Jan. 4, 1915.

photo_no. 57

Suction side, District 1001 pumping plant, Jan. 4, 1915.

photo_no. 58

District 1001 pumping plant, Jan. 4, 1915.

photo_no. 59

Cross Canal & levee, looking south from Pleasant Grove Bridge, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 60

Cross Canal & levee at N.E. corner, District 1000, W.S. 35.6, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 61

Low place in District 1000 Cross Canal levee sacked, W.S., elev. 35.5, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 62

District 1000 river levee at Bennett's, W.S., Sacramento River, elev. 35.3, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 63

Cross Canal & levee looking north from Pleasant Grove Bridge, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 64

District 1000 Cross Canal levee and dredge "Hercules," W.S. 35.5, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 65

"Frank W." at Pleasant Grove landing, District 1000, Cross Canal, W.S., elev. 35.6, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 66

District 1001 pumping plant sump, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 67

District 1001 pumping plant, W.S. in Cross Canal, 35.4, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 68

District 1001 pumping plant, Cross Canal, W.S., elev. 35.4, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 69

N.E. Ry. & Cross Canal, looking north from Pleasant Grove Station, W.S., elev. 35.6, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 70

Dredge "Samson" cutting through Murphy Bridge, Cross Canal; view from District 1001 levee, W.S., elev. 35.6, Feb. 6, 1915.

photo_no. 71

Pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

Folder Folder 7, photo_no. 72

Interior, pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 73

Interior, pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 74

Interior, pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 75

Interior, pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 76

Bridge across mouth of Cross Canal, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 77

Operator's cottage & discharge gates, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 78

Pumping plant, District 1000, Mar. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 79

Looking northeasterly from mouth of Cross Canal, Mar. 22, 1915.

Folder Folder 8, photo_no. 80

Grain crop looking southeasterly near Canvas Back Gun Club, District 1000, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 81

Grain crop looking south from upper pumping plant site, District 1000, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 82

Potato crop, District 1000, near upper pumping plant site, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 83

Barley in District 1000, looking northeasterly from river levee opposite Smith's Mound, May 3, 1915.

photo_no. 84

Barley in District 1000, looking southeasterly from river levee opposite Smith's Mound, May 3, 1915.

photo_no. 85

Preparing to remove span of Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 86

Preparing to remove span of Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 87

Dredge "Jupiter" passing thru Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 88

"Jupiter" and span of Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 89

District 1001, looking north over Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 90

District 1001, southerly end of Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 91

District 1001, looking north over Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 92

District 1001, looking north from 1st wing dam, Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 93

District 1001, repairing 2nd wing dam, Nelson's Bend cut-off, looking north, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 94

Launch "Natoma" opposite Nicolaus, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 95

District 1001, northerly end of Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 96

District 1001, looking northerly from just below 1st wing dam, Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 97

District 1001, looking south from off 2nd wing dam, Nelson's Bend, May 15, 1915.

photo_no. 98

District 1001, looking south over Nelson's Bend levee, May 15, 1915.

Folder Folder 9, photo_no. 99

District 1001, view east from pumping plant; elev. Water, 22.9, U.S.E.D., Jan. 17, 1916.

photo_no. 100

Reclamation District 1001, pile coffer dam, south levee, Yankee Slough, Jan. 18, 1916.

photo_no. 101

Reclamation District 1001, view east in Yankee Slough from south bow levee, Jan. 25, 1916.

photo_no. 102

Reclamation District 1001: view north over suction dredge pocket, Nelson Bend, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 103

Reclamation District 1001: view north over suction dredge fill, Nelson Bend, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 104

Reclamation District 784: repairing a Bear River levee break with wheel barrows, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 105

Suction dredge at Nelson Bend, Reclamation District 1001, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 106

Suction dredge at Nelson Bend, Reclamation District 1001, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 107

Reclamation District 1001: view north over suction dredge pocket, Nelson Bend, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 108

Reclamation District 784: repairing a break in Bear River levee with teams, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 109

Reclamation District 1001: pile coffer dam, south levee, Yankee Slough, Jan. 18, 1916.

photo_no. 110

Reclamation District 1001: view west in Yankee Slough from north bow levee, Jan. 25, 1916.

photo_no. 111

Reclamation District 1001: view west on Yankee Slough, showing bow levee around break, Jan. 25, 1916.

Folder Folder 10, photo_no. 112

Suction dredge at Nelson Bend, Reclamation District 1001, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 113

Suction dredge at Nelson Bend, Reclamation District 1001, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 114

Reclamation District 1001: view south over suction dredge fill, Nelson Bend, Feb. 3, 1916.

photo_no. 115

F.R. #1: taking first cut ... 6 ft. below water ...

Scope and Content Note

Caption illegible due to overexposure of print.
photo_no. 116

F.R. #1: showing how soft formation caves in.

photo_no. 117

F.R. #1: showing large % of fine material.

photo_no. 118

F.R. #2: showing sandy loam top soil.

photo_no. 119

F.R. #2: taking first cut after step ahead; notice how bank has caved in, also full buckets.

photo_no. 120

F.R. #3: notice loose formation consisting of sand and sandy loam with ...

Scope and Content Note

End of caption illegible due to overexposure of print.
photo_no. 121

F.R. #3: note how buckets are filled ...

Scope and Content Note

End of caption illegible due to overexposure of print.
Folder Folder 11, photo_no. 122

F.R. #3: showing full buckets of loose gravel.

photo_no. 123-140

[Miscellaneous photographs lacking captions or dates].

photo_no. 141

Natoma dredge #7, sank April 1, 1916.

Folder Folder 12, photo_no. 142

Checking riceland, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 143

Framing pit, well 14, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 144

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 145

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 146

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 147

Leveller, riceland, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 148

Checking & levelling riceland, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 149

Levelling riceland, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 150

Levelling riceland, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 151

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 152

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 153

Riceland leveller, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 154

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 155

Well 5, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 156

[No caption], Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 157

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 158

Drilling well 12, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 159

Riceland checker, Apr. 25, 1914.

photo_no. 160

Blue rose rice at Sankey; planted May 20, 1914, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 161

Well 13, June 20, 1914.

photo_no. 162

Well 14, June 20, 1914.

photo_no. 163

Oil tank, Sankey Station, N.E. Ry.; erected July 19, 1914.

photo_no. 164

Irrigation ditch in rice field at Sankey, July 23, 1914.

photo_no. 165

N. Sacramento Bridge, District 1000, Apr. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 166

Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, Districts 1000 & 1001, Apr. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 167

Main canal & pumping plant, District 1000, Apr. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 168

West Branch Canal, District 1000, Apr. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 169

Span on Bennett Bridge, Cross Canal, District 1000, Apr. 22, 1915.

photo_no. 170

Wreck of dredge "Hercules," Cross Canal, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 171

Wreck of dredge "Hercules," Cross Canal, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 172

Wreck of dredge "Hercules," Cross Canal, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 173

Wreck of dredge "Hercules" on Cross Canal, May 1, 1915.

photo_no. 174

"Jupiter" at wreck of "Hercules," Cross Canal, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 175

Looking south on Nelson Bend levee, District 1001, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 176

Irrigation lateral U, District 1000; view south from Cross Canal, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 177

Irrigation pipes through District 1000; Cross Canal levee for lateral U, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 178

May Bridge, Cross Canal, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 179

"Vulcan" on Nelson Bend levee, District 1001, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 180

Looking south along Nelson Bend levee, District 1001, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 181

"Vulcan" and Nelson Bend levee, District 1001; looking north, May 8, 1915.

photo_no. 182

Irrigation pumping plant, District 1000 Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 183

Irrigation pumping plant, District 1000 Cross Canal, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 184

Blocking up to move Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 185

Moving span of Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 186

"Jupiter" passing through Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 187

Span of Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 188

"Jupiter" and span of Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 189

"Jupiter" at Bennett Bridge, May 11, 1915.

photo_no. 190

"Vulcan" on Nelson Bend levee, May 11, 1915.