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Title
Hunginton [sic] Lake No. 1
Creator
White, Manley Freeman, 1882-1953
Date Created and/or Issued
1913
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2018-1616.
Shows dam, construction workers, railroad.
Pacific Light & Power Corporation constructed Dam No. 4 on Big Creek below Powerhouse No. 1; water diverted into four-mile tunnel ending at Powerhouse No. 2, where used to generate electricty.
Manley Freeman White was born March 25, 1882 in York County, Nebraska to Joseph Freeman White and Hattie Monroe (both from Canada). The family arrived in Fresno between 1885 and 1900. Between 1900 and 1920 resided in Fresno, in the 1920 census listed Manley as being in Merced Falls, in 1930 census listed as being in Hilt, Siskiyou County; by 1940 he is in Klamath Oregon. Worked as millhand in lumber industry. While in Fresno, worked seasonally at Shaver Lake for the Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company (owned by C.B. Swift and Charles B. Shaver). In addition to working in the mill, took photographs in his spare time.
Steven Harrison.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : print ; 5 x 7 in.
Identifier
(C)001631252CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Pacific Light and Power Corporation (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Dams--California--Huntington Lake
Dam construction--California--Huntington Lake
Construction workers--California--Huntington Lake
Railroads--California--Huntington Lake
Fresno County (Calif.)--Photographs
Huntington Lake (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Huntington Lake
Fresno County (Calif.)
Huntington Lake (Calif.)

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