Gulf Coast Magazine; v.2 no. 3
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Labor History | Latin American History
Discusses the American Rio Grande Land and Irrigation Company and it's irrigation project, and building projects in Mercedes, Texas. Includes images of Mercedes, Texas, irrigation canal and construction, and a camp with a family of Mexican laborers. Some photos by Wheelus.
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Doherty, William and Wheelus, "Stupendous irrigation enterprise: building the biggest irrigation system in the world" (1906). Gulf Coast Magazine. 19.