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KW154a_Sheldon_Callaway_18DEC0311.pdf
Sheldon Callaway DS18, apparently standing on a rock above the dairy barn

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KW144a_silos_18DEC0305.pdf
Two concrete silos were built in the early days to hold dairy feed, probably corn silage - caption reads building the silos 65 feet high. One remains as of 2018. "

KW137a_plowing_res_18DEC0295.pdf
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.

KW134a_katherine_baily_18DEC0293.pdf
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

KW141a_tossing_in_18DEC0299.pdf
Students toss a fellow student fully clothed into the reservoir shortly after completion

KW140a_plowing_res_18DEC0298.pdf
A 4-horse, a 2-horse, and a 2-mule team pulling bucket-type "Fresno" scrapers, probably the early stages of digging the lower reservoir

KW136a_plowing_res_18DEC0294.pdf
Jim Holmes DS17, (unk), Harvey Gerry DS17, Sherlock Davis DS17 with team of horses preparing to dig lower reservoir

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KW142a_swimming_18DEC0300.pdf
Unidentified students swim in the newly completed and filled lower reservoir

KW138a_plowing_res_18DEC0296.pdf
Teams of four horses (left), two horses (center) and two mules (right) begin to dig the lower reservoir, pulling the bucket scrapers known as "Fresnos". A very fine pair of mules on the right.

KW139a_plowing_res_18DEC0297.pdf
A four-horse team pulls a scraper, guided by three unidentified students, possibly including Julian Steward DS18 (center). Side view of a nice-looking team.

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