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Title
[U.S.R.S. Yuma Project, Laguna Dam, Calif. & Ariz.] (16 views)
Creator
Smythe, S. A
Date Created and/or Issued
1908-1909
Publication Information
Arizona : S. A. Smythe
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Set of forty-three views of the Laguna Dam (U.S.R.S. Yuma Project) on the Colorado River under construction; includes views of locks, weirs, gates, and sluiceways under construction; towns of Potholes (Calif.), Yuma (Ariz.), and Laguna (Ariz.); first water in sluiceway (December 1908); flood (December 1908); California and Arizona "intakes"; and general views. Some photos have photographer's numbers on front, others numbered on back.
View 1 (1999-0225). U.S.R.S. Yuma Project - Laguna - from the Ariz. side, no. 9 -- view 2 (1999-0226). Yuma Project - Laguna - intake Ariz. sluiceway, no. 10 -- view 3 (1999-0227). Aerial view -- view 4 (1999-0228) -- view 5 (1999-0229) -- view 6 (1999-0230) --view 7 (1999-0231). Yuma project-Laguna-above Potholes Calif., U.S.R.S., no. 28 -- view 8 (1999-0232). Shows construction including hoists, small railroad -- view 9 (1999-0233). Yuma project-Laguna Ariz. gates & sluceway, U.S.R.S, no. 30 -- view 10 (1999-0234) -- view 11 (1999-0235) -- view 12 (1999-0236) --view 13 (1999-0237) -- view 14 (1999-0238) -- view 15 (1999-0239) -- view 16 (1999-0240). Yuma project-Laguna-Ariz. "Desolation", U.S.R.S., no. 40.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
16 photographic prints ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001378673CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-1915
Language
English
Subject
Dams--California--Imperial County
Dam construction--California--Imperial County
Weirs--California--Imperial County
Water resources development--California--Imperial County
Water resources development--Arizona--Yuma County
Irrigation--California--Imperial County
Water use--California--Imperial County
Laguna Dam (Calif. and Ariz.)--Photographs
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--Photographs
Imperial County (Calif.)--Photographs
Potholes (Calif.)--Photographs
Yuma County (Ariz.)--Photographs
Laguna (Ariz.)--Photographs
Yuma (Ariz.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Imperial County
Arizona
Yuma County
Laguna Dam (Calif. and Ariz.)
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Imperial County (Calif.)
Potholes (Calif.)
Yuma County (Ariz.)
Laguna (Ariz.)
Yuma (Ariz.)

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