Irrigation; Canals; Shepherds; Sheep; International agricultural assistance;
An Afghan shepherd waters his sheep in a canal. The first phase of Morrison-Knudsen's 1946 contract with the royal government of Afghanistan was mostly funded by Afghanistan's export of a curly type of sheep wool called Caracul.
Rivers; Dams; Irrigation; Automobiles; Station wagons;
Morrison-Knudsen's Afghanistan project manager T.Y. Johnston (bottom) and others at the Boghra diversion dam on the Helmand River near Girishk. This structure diverts water from the river to the Boghra canal system which irrigates the Helmand...