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PH036_1339
Photo NumberPH036_1339
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeCrew digging Hinkle irrigation canal w/ horses and hand-scrapers, near Pendleton, 1907
General NotesSix men and eight horses are seen in the process of clearing land to form an irrigation canal or drainage ditch. One man sits on the hillside; the other men stand facing the camera. All the men are dressed in European-American clothing and all wear hats or caps. Two of the men are dressed in clothing that seems to be some sort of uniform, with square caps; they are also wearing high boots. The other men have wide-brimmed hats and they are wearing work clothes. The horses are hitched to some kind of apparatus that is not clearly visible.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of non-tribal men who are working with horses and mules in an irrigation canal. There are six men working with the horses and mules. They are pulling scrapers to form the canal.
TCI TermsMen
Shirt, Cloth
Pants
Hat
Horse
Mules
Harness
Reins
Canal
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; People; Animal; Horse Gear
SubjectMen
Horses
Hills
Ditches
Irrigation
Hats
Clothing and dress
Work crews


PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives
Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions
Source Conditionscratching
fingerprints
silver mirroring
TypeImage
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size199.112 kb
Capture Method39-0-92
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryB
Additional Formats Held by UO
PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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