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Title
Colorado River Aqueduct pumping station
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1977
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
The Colorado River Aqueduct begins at the Parker Dam southeast of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and terminates at Lake Mathews in western Riverside County, Calif. It was constructed between 1933-1941 by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Conceived by William Mulholland and designed by Frank E. Weymouth, it was the largest public works project in southern California during the Great Depression. The project employed 30,000 people over an eight-year period and as many as 10,000 at one time.
Aerial view of a pumping station at the edge of a reservoir along the Colorado River Aqueduct. Three large pipes connect the station from the bottom to the top. Photograph dated: June 23, 1977.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00077901
Herald Examiner Collection
HH_b036_f5_i6
CARL0000078871
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24935
Subject
Pumping stations--West (U.S.)--Aerial views
Water-pipes
Aqueducts--West (U.S.)--Aerial views
Water-supply--California, Southern--Aerial views
Colorado River Aqueduct--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Mulholland, William,1855-1935
Weymouth, F. E.(Frank Elwin),1874-1941

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