Jan 1873 Categories: ALL, EarlyHistory, FullTimeline, People Timelines: ALL, Early History, Full Timeline

Source(s); Overland Monthly – Volume X – Jan 1873 “The Colorado Desert” p. 44; Desert Magazine – June 1949 – Volume 12 Number 8 “He Planned to Change the Desert Climate”  by David Hellyer p. 5; The First Thirty Years 1901 – 1931 – An Accounting of the Principal Events in the History of Imperial Valley, Southern California, U.S.A. by Otis B. Tout – 1931 p. 25-26

Image(s); Widney Sea by Norton Allen from Desert Magazine

Additional information from: Wikipedia


Additional information from: Wikipedia


Additional information from: Google Books


Additional information from: The Desert Magazine Archives


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