Upper Klamath Basin History Timelines

ancient, old west, and modern times in the tule lake basin.

Klamath Basin Timeline: Before 1500 … Islands, Mountains, and People

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1500 – 1839 … England, Spain, Russia

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1840 – 1859 … Trappers, Gold and Trails

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1860 – 1869 … Applegates and Captain Jack

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1870 – 1879 … Strongholds and Swamplands

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1880 – 1889 … Klamath County and Newspapers

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1890 – 1899 … Merrill, Flour and Potatoes.

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1900 – 1909 … Steamboats and Locomotives

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1910 – 1919 … Automobiles and Movies

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1920 – 1929 … Recreation and Refuge

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1930 – 1939 … Depression, Sporting and Tulelake

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1940 – 1949 … Internment and Homesteading

Klamath Basin Timeline: 1950 – 1959 … Televison, Radio and Airports

Bill and LoEtta Cadman, Ina and Roy Reed, Pat McMillian, William Brady,
Andrew Ortis, John Pratt, Art Eggleston, Rob Crawford – Crawford Farms,
Bev Wampler, Gayle and Chuck Jaynes, Richard Kopczak, Basin
Fertilizer and Chemicals, Joan Stauton and Cindy Wright are
some of the many folks that allowed access to their libraries and, or,
shared information, time and labor to help Anders compile the above timelines.

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The 2001 Klamath Project water shutoff created an interest in Anders to present information on the entire Klamath River Watershed history and the water movements of the Southwest that started in the 1900’s. Events do not happen by themselves, they are part of a flow of sequences, one leading to another because of various reasons – multiple causation.

1850 – 1889 … A growing need for irrigation and power

1900 – 1949 … Reclamation & Realization

1950 – 1999 … Big projects & legislation

2000 – present … Times they are a changing

These Califoria Water timelines above are complied from Imperial Valley, San Diego, Metropolitan Water District – serving all of Southern California, Monterey, Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco and Hetch Hetchy, Central Valley, Klamath River, Upper Klamath Basin and Colorado River timelines.

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Álamos, Sonora, Mexico Timelines … Álamos is at the southeast corner of the Great Basin & Range, Klamath County is at the northwest corner of the Great Basin & Range. Both Álamos, Sonora, Mexico and the Upper Klamath Basin are rich in history, wildlife and natural ecosystems.

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