Bunny & Ballinger Ditch

Address: N.W. of Arvada Reservoir

Located in Water District #7, this ditch diverted water from the south bank of Ralston Creek. Claimants in 1884 were Robert Bunny and Harmon Ballinger. Priorities granted were #6 (6-6-1862) and #9 (6-5-1864) on Ralston Creek. Bunny and Ballinger were both area farmers, and the ditch was named for them.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S4, T3S, R70W
Elevation: c. 5900
Source: Arapahoe County District Court, Div. II, Oct. 4, 1884; Jefferson County Historical Commission, "More Than Gold," p. 57.
Last Modified: Thu, July 25 1996

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