Without irrigation the land had few crops but plenty of cattle. Above, S.F.B. Morse, left, inspects cattle at Dry Creek with Ken Safford, his cattle superintendent.
Without irrigation the land had few crops but plenty of cattle. Above, S.F.B. Morse, left, inspects cattle at Dry Creek with Ken Safford, his cattle superintendent. Submitted Photo: From Courthouse Museum
Without irrigation the land had few crops but plenty of cattle. Above, S.F.B. Morse, left, inspects cattle at Dry Creek with Ken Safford, his cattle superintendent. Submitted Photo: From Courthouse Museum

Railroads helped shape Merced as a destination

March 28, 2014 11:00 PM