Now and Then

South Cañon Irrigation Ditch, Lincoln Park Crooked Ditch and Lincoln Park Pump Ditch: From the Arkansas River to the Pump House

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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Cañon City Illustrated 1897 “An Admirable System” “The irrigation system of Canon City is admirable.  Almost the entire breadth of the valley at this point is covered with water, including some of the higher mesas.  The completion of State Canal No. 1, now being constructed by convict labor, will add greatly […]