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Drilling the first well at the Refuge, 1931

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Title Drilling the first well at the Refuge, 1931
Description Gas and mud gush out of the 6 inch casing as men pull the last wash rod out from the hole drilled for the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge's first well, August 19, 1931. Black & white photograph, 3.5 x 5.5 inches.
Coverage Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Box Elder County, Utah, United States, http://sws.geonames.org/5771184/ ; 1930-1939; 20th century;
Subject Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (Utah)--History--Pictorial works; Bird refuges--Utah--Design and construction--Pictorial works; Water well drilling--Utah--Pictorial works
Source Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Photographs, 1927 - 1970 P0020 Box 1, Item 140
Relation Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Photographs, 1927 - 1970 http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/findaid/ark:/80444/xv89230 Bear River Watershed Historical Bibliography / compiled by Utah State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives, 2005
Publisher Digitized by : Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
Type Image;StillImage;
Format image/jpeg;
Rights Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of the USU Libraries photograph curator, phone (435) 797-0890 Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives
Date 1931-08-19
Identifier http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/Bear/id/2

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