October 5, 1903

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On October 5, 1903
The U.S. Dept. of Interior authorizes construction of Roosevelt Dam.  It’s the first great irrigation enterprise attempted by the federal government. By Arizona Historical Society On October 5, 1903 The U.S. Dept. of Interior authorizes construction of Roosevelt Dam. It’s the first great irrigation enterprise attempted by the federal government. By Arizona Historical Society

The U.S. Dept. of Interior authorizes construction of Roosevelt Dam.  It’s the first great irrigation enterprise attempted by the federal government.