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Guide to the Chris Wheeler Photographs Collection

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Title Guide to the Chris Wheeler Photographs Collection
Subject Bridges--Oregon--Photographs. Dams--Oregon--Photographs. Irrigation--Oregon--Deschutes County--Photographs. Irrigation--Oregon--Klamath
County--Photographs. Irrigation--Oregon--Umatilla County--Photographs. Irrigation flumes and
canals--Oregon--Photographs. Reservoirs--Oregon--Photographs. Rivers--Oregon--Photographs. Voyages and
travels--Columbia River--Photographs. Voyages and travels
--Idaho--Snake River Valley--Photographs. Oregon Photographs Water
and Water Rights
Description This collection contains photographs collected and possibly taken by Chris L. Wheeler (b. 1927), State Engineer of Oregon from 1962-1975. The bulk of the photographs depict the Tumalo Irrigation Project in Deschutes County, Or. in 1913-1915. Other photographs, color slides, and photograph albums depict other state and private irrigation efforts in Oregon, circa 1910-1925, and dams and reservoirs in Oregon from 1950-1967.
Publisher Oregon Historical Society,
Research Library
Date circa
Type collection
Language English
Coverage circa

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