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The Fairview City Ditch

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f

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Title The Fairview City Ditch
Description THE FAIRVIEW CITY DITCH Lowell Brady 240 East 4th North Manti, Utah 84642 Honorable Mention Historical Essay When the pioneers settled Sanpete, they found Many streams flowed into the river from the mountains on the east. In time, towns sprang up, came undsr cultivation, and findino irrigation water from the river. To do this, they dug a ditch known as City Ditch. Construction of this ditch There were two fine men living in Fairview by the names of Amasa Cox and Warren P. Brady. These men were interested in digging the ditch/ which would greatly benefit the farmers, but they could not agree on how to get the job done with the equipment available. The Oliver Chill Plow, with a wooden beam and drawn by horses, could not do the work. For some time, the two men argued back and Brady, feeling that he was left alone with the a Quitter, he had gone home to devise a plan of his ti s a plow« In tramming the tree, he left two 37
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Identifier 050_The Fairview City Ditch.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323356
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f/323356