Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority by Jimmy Banks, John E. Babcock

Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority Author: Jimmy Banks, John E. Babcock
eBook Title: Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority
ISBN10: 089015662X
ISBN13: 978-0890156629
Language: English
Publisher: Eakin Pr; 1st edition (November 1, 1988)
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Size ePub vers.: 1663 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1890 kb
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Individuals who overcame their own problems and weaknesses to corral the mighty, once vicious Colorado River. Contents include: how early rice farmers "rustled" water with dynamite and shotguns, how the fight between public and private utilities seems almost as old as electricity, how Governors "Ma" and "pa" Ferguson swapped the state's 100th birthday plum for help in creating the LCRA and more.

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