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History of Kern County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present; online

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small tracts were planted to grapes as well as various deciduous fruits. Al-
though owning interests in Kern county he continued to make San Fran-
cisco his home from 1892 until 1905, when he bought the present home place
of one hundred and sixty acres near Wasco and here he has since lived with
his son, being retired from all active cares, but maintaining a warm interest
in every movement for the further development of the large resources of
Kern county. Realizing the imperative need of irrigation facilities, he put
on his ranch one of the very first wells in this part of the county. The pump-
ing plant comprises a gasoline engine of fifty horse-power with a Mow iil two
hundred and fifty inches, abundantly sufficient to provide water for all the
needs of the ranch.

RALPH H. THOMPSON.вАФ A luvc nf travel and adventure characterized
the earlv \ears ni Mr. 'I'Ik inipson, \vli



Online LibraryWallace Melvin MorganHistory of Kern County, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present; → online text (page 131 of 177)