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Contra Costa Canal
U. S. Bureau of Reclamation
Bond, JoAnne
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1940
Publication Information
Meriam Library Special Collections Department, California State University, Chico
Contributing Institution
California State University, Chico
Northeastern California Historical Photograph Collection
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Photograph shows CVP Canal in Contra Costa County--Gracefully curving into the Clayton Valley near Concord, another length of the Contra Costa Canal has been completed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation. This section is 20 feet wide at the top and 5 1/2 feet deep. Twenty-nine miles of canal back of this point are in service delivering Central Valley Project water to industries, homes, and farms. Construction is proceeding on a new section beyond Walnut Creek.
silver gelatin
Central Valley Project (Calif.)
Contra Costa County (Calif.)
Northeastern California Historic Photograph Collection

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