Note presence of gravity flow irrigation channels running across the alfalfa fields (known as 'checks'). Total acreage at this time is approximately 140 acres. These fields remain intact as of 2017, with addition of 15 acres north of main fields.
Buildings associated with salt works at Deep Springs Lake; caption on photo rear reads, "Buildings at Deep Springs Lake. They belong to Inyo Chemical Co. which attempted to extract potash from lake during war & then went broke."