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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; 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...
    • City of Los Angeles Well. Owens Valley, California

    • City of Los Angeles Well. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935;
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, as indicated by wellhead similar to other city wellheads. Unidentified mountain range in background. Barbed wire fence around property. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct Canal. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Aqueduct Canal. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935;
    • Canal part of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system in the Owens Valley operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to bring valley water to Los Angeles. The snow-capped mountains in the right background are most likely the Sierra Nevada,...
    • On the Pike at Long Beach after quake

    • On the Pike at Long Beach after quake
    • Earthquakes--California--Long Beach; Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933; Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach;
    • Earthquake damage on the Pike. The facade of a building in the foreground has fallen away completely, and fallen bricks cover the street. On the right is a street lamp whose large central bulb has come off, and is on a bench in the foreground. ...
    • Compton Quake #22, March 10, 1933

    • Compton Quake #22, March 10, 1933
    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton;
    • Photograph of wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. A policeman and several civilians are outside amid large piles of rubble. A car has been crushed under the falling debris, and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.

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