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Title supplied by cataloger. The Colorado River Aqueduct begins at the Parker Dam southeast of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and terminates at Lake Mathews in western Riverside County, Calif. It was constructed between 1933-1941 by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Conceived by William Mulholland and designed by Frank E. Weymouth, it was the largest public works project in southern California during the Great Depression. The project employed 30,000 people over an eight-year period and as many as 10,000 at one time. The Colorado River Aqueduct is brimfull as it flows past its banks on its way to its termination point at Lake Mathews. Photograph dated: June 26, 1977.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Aqueducts--West (U.S.) Water-supply--California, Southern Colorado River Aqueduct Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Mulholland, William,1855-1935 Weymouth, F. E.(Frank Elwin),1874-1941