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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Duck Lake Trail. Sierra Nevada

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    • Trail by Duck Lake, of the Sierra Nevada. Deep snow surrounds trail. Horse on trail. Caption on front of photographic postcard: "277--On the Duck Lake Trail, July 5 Willard." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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.
    • Palisade Glacier. Pedestal Rock

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    • Rock, labelled "Pedestal Rock," on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption on bottom of photograph: "Pedestal Rock Palisade Glacier." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Landscapes, Bishop, California

    • Mammoth Mountain (Calif.); California--Maps; Mountains--California; Streams--California; Meadows--California; Pines; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Four photographic scenes of Bishop natural landscape with an illustrated map of Bishop in the center.

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