Elevated landscape view of the Mojave Desert around Cinco, California, in Kern County, with the buildings of the headquarters for the Jawbone Division (No. 7), used during construction on the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the area, visible at center. 'Cinco' headquarters division seven, Los Angeles Aqueduct" and "1392" --text on image. "Cinco is the distributing point of the Southern Pacific Railway for all material used by the Los Angeles Aqueduct for construction of the tunnels through the mountains near this point." and "Pub. by the Beham Co., Los Angeles, Cal."--text, printed on verso. Title transcribed from item; date supplied by cataloger based on postcard date stamped 1909 on related item photCL_555_01_368. With handwritten postcard message on verso: "This picture (as all these cards) is made from snap shots made by the head time keeper here who had a bunch worked up. This is taken from a peak between Cinco and the aqueduct looking east across Mojave desert. The Aqueduct is behind the camera a half mile or so and wriggles its way thru gorges and gulches very nearly parallel to the S.P. branch on which you see the daily mixed [?] train standing two miles away. The 2nd house from right in the four is the office. V.W.W.
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