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    • Affidavit of Phil Daulque

    • Aqueducts; Rental housing; Irrigation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Dalque, Phil; 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...
    • Agricultural and irrigation history in Owens Valley

    • Water supply, agricultural; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Reclamation of land; Irrigation farming; Water-supply--California--Management; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, December 3, 1927

    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Management; Mineral industries; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine property valuation and reparation against City of Los Angeles

    • Irrigation; Reparations; Claims; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Big Pine Water Association; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • 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

    • 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, ditch and black headgate: cement pipe

    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: close-up view

    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: sidewalk view

    • Ditches; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Ditches; Automobiles; Streets; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Automobiles; Streets; Buildings--California--Big Pine; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...

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