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127-ton stem 'drum' raised at Valley plant
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 5, 1954 reads, "Tons of power - Giant block and tackle ready to swing 127 ton steam 'drum' into place at Valley Steam Plant in Sun Valley, a major installation at the electricity-generating power plant which is scheduled to begin operations in August, eventually generating electricity for 1,000,000 persons in Los Angeles."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Valley Steam Plant (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Water and Power
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Water and Power--Employees
Steam power plants--California--Los Angeles
Steam power plants--California--Los Angeles--Equipment and supplies
Steam power plants--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Electric power distribution--California--Los Angeles
Steam-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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