Automobile trip taken by J. G. Oliver and W. H. Frick from Los Angeles to the Owens Valley. The 260-mile trip follows the route of the aqueduct and depicts the landscape of Owens Valley, Owens Lake, and the reservoirs, conduits, concrete canals, siphons, and power plants bringing water to Los Angeles. The trip ends at 1837 Canyon Drive with a photograph of a woman watering her lawn. The 1915 Los Angeles City Directory, lists 1837 Canyon Drive as the residence of Julius G. Oliver. His friend, William H. Frick, a salesman at the Cass-Smurr-Damerell Company, lived nearby at 4534 Kingswell. 1837 Canyon was demolished. Title taken from cover of album. Alt title from half title.
29 photographs in 1 album : 26 gelatin silver snapshots and 3 halftone reproductions ; 16 x 23 cm (6 1/4 x 9 in.)
Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)--Photographs Owens Valley (Calif.)--Photographs Owens Lake (Inyo County, Calif.)--Photographs California, Southern--Photographs Water-supply--California--Los Angeles Photographs. (aat) Scrapbooks. (aat)