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Bridge over Ellore [Eluru] Canal near Bezwada, Kistna.

Photograph from the Crofton Collection: 'Public
works including the Manora Breakwater and the River Son canal
system', taken by Ross Thompson in 1863.The Krishna (Kistna) river
rises in the Western Ghats in Maharashtra, and flows SE through
Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to the Bay of Bengal. One of the
earliest irrigation projects on this river was the Krishna Canal
project. Bezwada, a small town o…