Riggins’ Water Supply
—Salmon River Heritage Waking Tour —The Riggins irrigation ditch was built in 1891 by early pioneers, Charlie Clay and brothers Isaac and Johnny Irwin, to supply water to their gold mining operation. By 1894, gold mining waned and the ditch was used for irrigation water. It wasn't long before the water delivered to the arid flat proved to be a commodity more valuable than gold!
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11T E 553367 N 5029568|
|Decimal Degrees||45.41760000, -116.31790000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 25.056', W 116° 19.074'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 25' 3.3600000000001" N, 116° 19' 4.4400000000001" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1002 US-95, Riggins ID 83549, US|
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