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    • St. Anthony Church, Long Beach, Cal.

    • St. Anthony Church, Long Beach, Cal.
    • Earthquakes--California--Long Beach; Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933; Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach; Church buildings--Earthquake effects--California--Long Beach;
    • An exterior view of St. Anthony's Church building in ruins after the 1933 earthquake. The roof and the upper portions of the walls have caved in, and rubble surrounds the building.
    • Ruins of City Hall, Compton Calif.

    • Ruins of City Hall, Compton Calif.
    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; City halls--California--Compton
    • Exterior view of Compton City Hall after the 1933 earthquake; large portions of wall have fallen away, a portion of the roof has collapsed, and piles of rubble surround the building. A man in uniform stands in front of the building, looking away.
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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, abandoned farm

    • Big Pine, abandoned farm
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Shrubs; 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...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Silos; 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...
    • 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Barns; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; 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, Tyler farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Tyler farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California—Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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, Hession  farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Hession farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • 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...
    • Big Pine, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, 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 acquiring water rights in the Owens...
    • Big Pine, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, 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 acquiring water rights in the Owens...
    • 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.
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • 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...

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