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Source(s);  Map of the Colorado Desert Sonora Mesa and Delta of the Rio Colorado – 1893 by J. Hart for The Colorado River Irrigation Company from the Huntington Digital Library; Statement of C R Rockwood – In the Matter of the Liability of the California Development Company for the Flooding of Salton Basin by Charles Rockwood – post 1907 p. 39; Irrigation in Imperial Valley California Its Problems and Possibilities by C. E. Tait – 1908 p. 11 – 12, 44; Born of the Desert – Imperial Valley in Its Making, not a Dream; A Brief History of the California Development Company by Charles Rockwood – 1909 as first published in the The Calexico Chronicle Second Annual Magazine Edition – May 1909 p. 18; The Story of the First Decade in Imperial Valley, California by Edgar F. Howe and Wilbur Jay Hall – 1910 p. 59-60; The Salton Sea – A Study of the Geography the Geology the Floristics and the Ecology of a Desert Basin by DT MacDougal – 1914 p. 19; The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink by Harry Thomas Cory with Introductory Monograph by William Phipps Blake – 1915 p. 1263 – 1265; The Salton Sea – An Accounting of Harriman’s Fight with the Colorado River by George Kennan – 1917 p. 23 – 24; 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. 38-39

Image(s); USGS Bulletin 845 – Guidebook of the Western United States Part F., The Southern Pacific Lines New Oreleans to Los Angeles by N. H. Darton – 1933 p. 240.5 from the U. S. Geological Survey

Definition; Headgate – A gate for controlling the water flowing into a channel (such as an irrigation ditch or canal); from Merriam Webster

Definition; Arroyo – A water course (such as a creek or river) in an arid region.  A water-carved gully or channel.; from Merriam Webster

Definition; Arroyo – A small steep-sided water course or gulch, chiefly in the southwest U.S., with a nearly flat floor, usually dry except after heavy rains.; from Dictionary.com

Note(s); Differences Between Various Sources on the Subject of Locations and Distances Related to the Imperial – Alamo Canal

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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