Central Oregon Canal Historic District (Ward Road-Gosney Road Segment) (NRIS 100003461)
Roughly bounded by Somerset Dr., Bear Creek , Gosney & Ward Rds.,
Oregon. County/parish: Deschutes.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 18, 2019.
- Central Oregon Irrigation District
- Central Oregon Irrigation District is a municipal corporation to provide irrigation water for Central Oregon, U.S.
The canals serve agricultural and industrial users in the arid lands between Alfalfa, Bend, Redmond, Terrebonne, and Powell Butte.
Among its 4,000 or so individual customer accounts, it also provides municipal water to the city of Redmond, neighboring subdivisions, and parks and schools in Bend.
The district manages more than 700 miles (1,100 km) of canals serving about 70.3 square miles (182 km2) of lands within a rough area of 280 square miles (730 km2). (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100003461