A fish hatchery was built in 1929 at Taft.  The photo featured is of William F. Baxter surveying the completed ponds built behind a barn that housed the hatchery.

Taft Hatchery Crew of Workers

Crew of workers at Taft hatchery.  W. F. Baxter front row middle

Mike Somerville second left in second row.

 

Barn used as fish hatchery and ponds.

Barn used as fish hatchery and ponds.

 

Taft hatchery breaking ground

Taft hatchery breaking ground

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