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. Photograph caption reads: "Colorado River aqueduct provides liquid lifeline to farmers in the Imperial Valley". Photograph dated: Oct. 18, 1988.; Aerial view of the Colorado River Aqueduct as it wends its way through the desert like a broken dotted line.
1 photographic print :b&w ;31 x 28 cm. Photographic prints