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...
Church buildings--California--Los Angeles; Historic buildings--California--Los Angeles; Altars; Altarpieces
Interior view of the Old Mission Church, looking toward the altar from the rear of the church. A large alterpiece of seven paintings is set on the wall behind the altar. Several people sit on the pews.