Water Resources Artifacts Collection
The Water Resources Artifacts Collection brings together objects connected to Colorado’s water history. The archival collection includes a Thacher calculator, four water level recorders, a 1903 cyanotype multi-image textile, a painting, and two water bottles. For more information see the
This digital collection, with materials dated circa 1900, includes images of a water level recorder constructed by Mechanical Engineering students at Colorado Agricultural College and a watercolor painting of Benjamin Eaton’s cabin in Weld County painted by Jennie Eaton (1870-1906), daughter of Colorado Governor Benjamin Eaton (1833-1904).
Painted by Jennie Eaton (1870-1906), daughter of Colorado Governor Benjamin Eaton (1833-1904) who was one of the early settlers and irrigators in the Cache la Poudre River Valley