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Monaghan bucket, Wellton-Mohawk Canal

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Monaghan bucket, Wellton-Mohawk Canal
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow, Photo by Peter Koltnow

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


Guest Curators
Pete's Postcards — End of the Road


Building the Wellton-Mohawk Canal
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
The "Walking Monaghan" crane used in this project could fill a truck with excavated material in one "bite."
Details
Date Made:
July 1950
Locations:
Arizona
Note:
Yuma Desert, Arizona
Credit:
Courtesy of Peter Koltnow

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