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    • Bodie, California

    • Bodie, California
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    • Although unidentified on the photograph, the layout of the town indicates that this mining town is Bodie, California. Tailings at left center with the Standard stamp mill in left background (white building with chute). Cluster of buildings in right...
    • 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,...
    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest

    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest
    • Black, John;
    • Drilling contest at Bodie, California; John Black is recorded as the umpire. Participants with drills at bottom-right, around rock. Mine shaft and houses on opposite slope. A copy made in 1952 of original photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395, summary

    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395, summary
    • Legislation--United States; Land use; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the Los Angeles Water Supply Bill to the Secretary of the Interior. The Right of Act was passed allowing the City of Los Angeles to acquire lands and water rights in Owens Valley for the construction...
    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395

    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395
    • Legislation--United States; Land use; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the Los Angeles Water Supply Bill to the Secretary of the Interior. The Right of Act was passed allowing the City of Los Angeles to acquire lands and water rights in Owens Valley for the construction...
    • Bodie, California. Main Street

    • Bodie, California. Main Street
    • Mendenhall, Harry W., 1882-1952;
    • Main street of mining town of Bodie, California. Photographer's inscription on front of photograph: "Main Street. Bodie, Calif. H.W.M. 704." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Carson City, Nevada. Railroad Station

    • Carson City, Nevada. Railroad Station
    • Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company;
    • Railroad station at Carson City Nevada. Railroad personnel, most likely those of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, along walls of station. Carriages waiting at station for passengers. The two-wheeled carriage in the center is from the Park...
    • 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...
    • Palisade Glacier

    • Palisade Glacier
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    • Rock on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, of the eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption at lower right of photograph: "Near Glacier Lodge Palisade Glacier Big Pine Creek." Title supplied by cataloger.

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