Irrigation Canal Near Las Animas, Colo

Irrigation Canal Near Las Animas, Colo Colorado

Stock #: 331854
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Las Animas
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Bent
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The city of Las Animas is situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Las Animas rivers and takes its name from the latter. This tributary of the Arkansas in its course flows through a long canyon, in which, according to legend, an entire company of Spanish soldiers perished in the early days of exploration. On this account the Spaniards called the stream Rio de las Animas Perdidas, the river of lost souls. There is an extensive system of canals in the vicinity of Las Animas