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Item information

Title:
Silt in pond due to deforestation
Topics:
Forestry
Subjects:
Agricultural extension work
Cotton mills
Deforestation
Ponds
Silt
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-008-bx0030-002-001
Photographer:
Graeber, R. W., 1888-1967 more info on Graeber, R. W. (Robert Walter), 1888-1967 
Created Date:
Description:
Transcribed from back: Farm Forestry Series 1930, By R. W. Graeber, Extension Forester; Silt in pond at Liledoun Cotton Mill, Alexander County, due to erosion of deforested slopes on farms located on watershed above the dam. This pond is 20 feet or more in depth, and is almost completely filled. Looking down stream.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Alexander County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs