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    • The boat house and lagoon, Venice, Cal.

    • Canals--California--Los Angeles; Gondolas--California--Los Angeles; Footbridges--California--Los Angeles; Boats and boating--California--Los Angeles; Boathouses--California--Los Angeles;
    • Tourists dressed in early 20th century style clothing ride in a gondola on the Grand Canal in Venice, California. The gondola is adorned with an American flag and a lantern. Small boats and canoes are on the same canal in the background. A...
    • Los Angeles Pigeon Farm, near Elysian Park

    • Pigeons; Pigeon farming--California--Los Angeles; Aviculture--California--Los Angeles; Dovecotes--California--Los Angeles
    • A view of a large number of pigeons crowding on the peaked roofs of their cotes. Numerous pigeons are flying in the background. A hillside and the Dayton Avenue Bridge are visible in the background.
    • Big Pine Canal. Los Angeles City Illegal Diversion Ditch

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Diversion ditch from Big Pine Canal, most likely illegally cut by City of Los Angeles employees in August 1924. The ditch is now filled in, and the Big Pine Canal (background, lined with brush) was no longer in use a source of irrigation water for...
    • Big Pine Canal. Los Angeles City Illegal Diversion Ditch

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Diversion ditch from Big Pine Canal, most likely illegally cut by City of Los Angeles employees in August 1924. The ditch is now filled in, and the Big Pine Canal (background, lined with brush) was no longer in use a source of irrigation water for...
    • Bishop, California .  Motorcyclists Racing

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    • Motorcyclists racing on a dirt road probably outside of Bishop, California, in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. White frame houses in the left...
    • Bishop, California. Fairground

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    • Fairground at Bishop, California. Grandstands at right of photograph; judging tower at left. Automobiles, both parked and proceeding to fairground. Buildings in background. White Mountains are in the background. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under ownership of the City of Los Angeles. In center background are ruins of building among clump of trees. Black mass on right is cactus. Mountains in background unidentified. They...
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Valley rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under the ownership of the City of Los Angeles. Barbed wire fence marks off land. Telephone pole in right background. Mountains in background unidentified. They are either...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Ditches; Automobiles; Streets; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Irrigation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the farm was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Charles C. Clarke, but later 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...

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