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    • Owens Valley water well

    • Owens Valley water well
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. Wells such as this...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Wellheads; Water-pipes; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire

    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire
    • Wellheads; Plants; Barbed wire; Fences; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Water-pipes; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct

    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Big Pine Water Association shares of stock

    • Big Pine Water Association shares of stock
    • Stocks; Stockholders; Big Pine Water Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Water Association (BPWA) was incorporated in 1915, and its bylaws were adopted in 1916. Capital stock of the corporation was $4,000 dollars, divided into 4000 shares at one dollar per share.
    • Big Pine, Vernon G. Smith farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Vernon G. Smith farm, abandoned
    • Smith, Vernon G.; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, McCullough farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, McCullough farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...

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