A man stands next to a large searchlight on a platform on top of Echo Mountain in Los Angeles, California. A reflection of the Echo Mountain House is visible in the lens of the searchlight. The landscape below is largely undeveloped farmland.
San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
Railroads--California--Los Angeles County; Railroad bridges--California--Lowe, Mount (Los Angeles County); Scenic railways--California--Lowe, Mount (Los Angeles County); Mountains--California--Los Angeles County
View of a railcar and a circular bridge along the scenic railway on Mount Lowe in Los Angeles, California.
A birds-eye view of the race track and grandstand at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. Beside the dirt track is the turf course with grass and waterways. An inset illustration shows two racers in action. Letters on the grass to the south...
View of the entrance to the Hollywood Park Race Track in Inglewood, California, featuring a large staircase with palm trees all around. Flags decorate the roof of one building, and on the right is a sign for the "Club House."
Palisade Glacier (Calif.); Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Lodges--California--Big Pine; Motels--California--Big Pine; Mountains--California; Automobiles; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
Exterior view of the Glacier Lodge amidst Big Pine mountains landscape.