Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; 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...
Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
It is likely that the land was formerly owned by Big Pine farmer Mr. Steward for his residence, but later purchased and torn down by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began...
Portrait of John McAlpin, possible resident of Bodie, California. Inscription on accompanying grocer's ticket in handwriting of J. D. Black: "John McAlpin Bodie FATHERS (sic) PARTNER Bodie." Title supplied by cataloger.
A view of the garden at the residence of Paul de Longpre, with a large lattice pavilion on the left, a smaller gazebo partially visible on the right, and trees in the background. Inset in the upper right hand corner is a picture of de Longpre.
A view through an elaborate iron archway, looking toward the Singleton Court residence, with its two lines of palm trees lining the street. The stables and clock tower, both overgrown with ivy, are just visible to the left of the street.