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    • Public land right-a-ways (I)

    • Legislation; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Public opinion; Roads;
    • Various responses to H.R. 1603, a bill to authorize appropriations for programs, functions, and activities of the Bureau of Land Management for fiscal years 1994 to 1997; to improve the management of the public lands; and for other purposes. These...
    • Government action under new Wilderness Act

    • Legislation; Recreation; Lumber industry; Fishing; Conservation of natural resources; Wildlife conservation; Environmental policy;
    • U.S. Department of the Interior news release on wilderness. Correspondence between Idaho Fish and Game Department and Len Jordan, relating to the 1964 Wilderness Act.
    • HUD NEWS

    • Housing developments; City planning; Municipal government; Urban renewal; Administrative agencies;
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced approval of $246,954 Federal advance to survey and plan the first urban renewal project in Boise's downtown corridor.
    • Kabul lumber yard

    • Lumberyards; Lumber; Children;
    • Three school aged boys in a scene Lyman Wilbur called "Kabul Lumber yard." One difficulty Morrison-Knudsen engineers faced in countries like Afghanistan was the lack of lumber for construction projects. Two solutions to this problem were to limit...
    • Arch at Kala Bist

    • Ruins; Arches; Station wagons; Automobiles;
    • Three men pose on the ruins of the ancient hill city of Kala Bist (Qala Bist), where the Helmand and Arghandab rivers meet. The arch in the background is part of the castle structure. A yellow Willys Jeep helps with perspective.
    • Boghra canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Station wagons; Automobiles;
    • The Wilbur tour group travels along side a Boghra canal in a Willys station wagon. The Boghra canal system already existed in Afghanistan before Morrison-Knudsen arrived in 1946. M-K was hired to upgrade the system to handle the constant flow of...
    • Gerishk Power Plant

    • Rivers; Dams; Irrigation;
    • The Wilbur tour group stops for a picture on the Boghra diversion dam near Gerishk, where the Arghandab and Helmand rivers meet. Wilbur captioned this slide "Girish Power Plant."
    • Ted Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Ted Y. Johnston, M-K: Afghanistan project manager, on top of a concrete culvert, part of the Boghra canal system. Ted Y. Johnston was an American from Fresno, California. He joined M-K in 1946 as a manager of the California highway division. In...
    • Kajakai intake tower

    • Dams; International agricultural assistance; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Ted Y. Johnston (left) and an unidentified man, on the intake control tower at the Kajakai Dam. The tower stands 311 feet from the bottom of the reservoir. It regulates the tunnel gate which draws water from the reservoir for irrigation.
    • T.Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals;
    • T.Y. Johnston, M-K Afghanistan project manager, poses on top of a culvert in a section of the Boghra canal system, possibly near Shagai Manda. Each concrete feature constructed on the canal system was numbered for maintenance purposes.

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