Farming and Water around 1900 | Alamosa/Southern San Luis Valley

Most of the farmers in Antonito, a town which is less than 8 years old, are Hispanics; their fine farms are under good cultivation

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Most of the farmers in Antonito, a town which is less than 8 years old, are Hispanics; their fine farms are under good cultivation

In description of death of his son, Jose Garcia of Conejos was said to be a large holder of sheep who shipped them to Chama, NM by train for lambing

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In description of death of his son, Jose Garcia of Conejos was said to be a large holder of sheep who shipped them to Chama, NM by train for lambing

Trujillo homestead, near Mosca, builtby Pedro Trujillo, a first generation Hispanic-American, in 1879. He was a small-scale pioneer cattle rancher

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Trujillo homestead, near Mosca, builtby Pedro Trujillo, a first generation Hispanic-American, in 1879. He was a small-scale pioneer cattle rancher

The Lucero family pose by an adobe wall on the White Mountain Ranch in Costilla County, San Luis Valley. Undated photo

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The Lucero family pose by an adobe wall on the White Mountain Ranch in Costilla County, San Luis Valley. Undated photo

Soil Map of San Luis Valley, showing soil composition, township grid, agricultural canals, and railroads during the early twentieth century. Made by Holmes J. Garnett, 1903

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Soil Map of San Luis Valley, showing soil composition, township grid, agricultural canals, and railroads during the early twentieth century. Made by Holmes J. Garnett, 1903

Sugar beet farming can be profitable in Valley, especially around Alamosa, due to water and abundance of “Mexican” labor

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Sugar beet farming can be profitable in Valley, especially around Alamosa, due to water and abundance of “Mexican” labor

José Victor García, a rancher in Conejos County, 1890s, who served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature and held many political appointments.

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José Victor García, a rancher in Conejos County, 1890s, who served in the Colorado Territorial Legislature and held many political appointments.

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