A team of horses begins digging the lower reservoir, guided by three unidentified people. The handle extending above the left-hand person's head was a lever to control the depth of cut, and could require (and deliver) considerable force.
Katherine Baily was the daughter of workers at the salt works at Deep Springs Lake, and socialized with the Deep Springs community. In these photos she is pointing a shotgun and (it seems, if oddly) washing a roll of developed film
A Christmas gathering, apparently in the Main Room, including Walter Welti, Herb Reich, Jim Holmes, Merril Wrench, and Cy Ross (DS17), Julian Steward and Burtis Ritter (DS18), Si Whiney DS19, the Dann twins (DSnn), Mrs. Baily and Katharine Baily…
Group with truck (probably a GMC) loading or unloading for a picnic. People not identified, probably Mrs. Woodhouse at far right, maybe Katharine Baily (her family was located at the salt works) or Mrs. Cadman standing next to rear wheel of truck.