1912 siphon touted as engineering marvel, still in use today

Outlet: Yuma Sun

November 27, 2011

The Colorado River Siphon was touted as an engineering marvel 100 years ago. And, indeed, when many engineering “marvels” of that era have been discarded, updated or become obsolete, the siphon is still being used today. “It’s what made possible the irrigation of the Yuma Valley,” according to Carol Brooks, curator for the Arizona Historical Society in Yuma…

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