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Taming the Kootenay

 
Early combine, harvesting crops on the Creston flats.
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Combining on the Christenson brothers' farm.
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Building dyke on Creston Dyking District.
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Curly Pridmore operating a dragline at the Goat River diversion.
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Building dykes on the Creston Dyking District.
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Building dykes at Duck Lake.
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Scraper working on the Duck Lake dykes.
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Dragline working at Duck Lake.
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New dyke at the Wildlife Centre Nesting Area
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Looking north during flood time
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South dyke at Leach Lake, during flood.
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Grazing land on Nick's Island.
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Flooding Kootenay River at the north end of Duck Lake.
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Combining on R.B. Staples' farm.
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Newspaper article announcing plans to seed wheat on Reclamation Farm.
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A dyke on Duck Lake
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Low water on the Kootenay River.
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The dyke at Wynndel; the grain elevator and Wigen's mill are visible in the background.
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