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Delta History In Maps (links to resources)
     To understand the current water wars of California, one has to look
back at how the Delta has been used (and abused by to much water export)
since California became a state.  People came here for the yellow gold but
21st century wealth and politics is all about the clear liquid "gold"...water. 
This page provides links to good reference websites and also copies of maps
and documents gathered over the last 20 years.  Webmaster has been collecting
California maps for years, but just sections of maps which  focus on the North Delta
near Snug Harbor are provided below.  Of course the whole Delta is vitally important
to all who love California and boating and fishing and water sports...and the natural
environment!  Resource Links:  http://DeltaREvision.com    And here is my Delta timeline pdf with
links to documents you can find online:  deltahistory-links.pdf
Video of the Delta: snug_video_index.htm

Shipwrecks of Steamboat Slough from 1848 to 1890
pdf of shipwrecks

Paintings of Steamboat travel

Historic Delta_maps/Historic (DeltaREvision website)

Historic Shipwrecks on Steamboat Slough

Historic Steamboat Slough and the Sacramento River area

Timeline of Delta levee improvements and floods by the USACE:
2002_usace_sac_flood_history.pdf

Presentation regarding the history of the Delta levees:  Not about to fail!
Go to: 
Controlled flooding of the Delta
Click on maps below to see large versions of each one.
Below is a section of an official California map showing
the location of Steamboat Slough and "Old River" which
is what the Sacramento River was called for the reach
between Rio Vista to above Locke.



 

1875record-no_rights_reserved_by_state.pdf

1878_land_patent.pdf






















images-historic/1963survey.pdf

1985_SHD.pdf
Pacific Historian1959_delta_history.pdf
images-historic/paddle_wheels1c.pdf
images-historic/paddle_wheels2-c.pdf





images-historic/salmon_steamboat_slough_hutching.pdf


images-historic/1963survey_copy(1).pdf


 

 

 


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3356 Snug Harbor Drive, (& Port Lane, Starboard Lane and Marina View Circle are roads located within the resort grounds)
Ryer Island in Solano County.  near Rio Vista, CA      
916-775-1455   reservations@snugharbor.net
GPS:   Use Port Lane, Walnut Grove, CA  95690, even though we are located near Rio Vista, Solano County  
 
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