First Irrigation Well in Lamb County

First Irrigation Well in Lamb County (HM1YYR)

Location: Earth, TX 79031 Lamb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 14.027', W 102° 29.624'

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Dug by hand in 1902 for crops, cattle, and household use of Ewing Halsell (1877-1965), son of land promoter and settler W. E. Halsell. An irrigation ditch carried water half a mile to headquarters of Halsell's "Mashed O" Ranch. Six feet in diameter but only 30 feet deep, well is no longer in operation.
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HM NumberHM1YYR
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Friday, June 16th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 730839 N 3790919
Decimal Degrees34.23378333, -102.49373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.027', W 102° 29.624'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 1.62" N, 102° 29' 37.44" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 US-70, Earth TX 79031, US
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