New PDF release: Lower Brazos River Canals (Images of America)

By Lora-Marie Bernard

ISBN-10: 1467132241

ISBN-13: 9781467132244

ISBN-10: 1531676839

ISBN-13: 9781531676834

groups have spent greater than a hundred years getting to know the powerful Brazos River and its waterways. within the 1800s, Stephen F. Austin selected the Brazos River because the website for the 1st Texas colony due to its mammoth water and fertile soil. inside seventy five years, a pumping station could bring in the best way for crop administration. A sugar mill that used to be finally often called Imperial Sugar spurred group improvement. In 1903, John Miles Frost Jr. tapped the Brazos to extend the Cane and Rice Belt Irrigation method whereas Houston newspapers estimated the infrastructure wonder may switch the region's future--and it did. inside of a couple of many years, the Texas agricultural empire prompted Louisiana to dub Texas farmers "the sugar and rice aristocracy." because the sunrise of the economic age begun, the Brazos River and its waterways all started delivering the Texas Gulf Coast industry.

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