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Power House No 1 Big Creek California
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1913
Publication Information
Fresno County Library
Contributing Institution
San Joaquin Valley Library System
Photographs Selected from the Collections of the San Joaquin Valley Library System Member Libraries
Rights Information
This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the “fair use” clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 § 107 U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the California History and Genealogy Room, Fresno County Public Library, 2420 Mariposa St., Fresno, CA 93721-2285; (559) 488-3195, press #3, then #5.
Located at an elevation of 4,819 feet at the town of Big Creek, California, this is the first power house on the Big Creek Project to be placed on commerical operation. Generators powered by water falling from Huntington Lake Reservoir, providing electricity to Southern California since November 1913.
1 Photographic print :b&w ;14 x 9 cm.
Power House No. 1 (Big Creek, Calif.) Photographs
Electric power transmission--California--Fresno County--Photographs
Big Creek (Calif.)--Photographs
Huntington Lake (Calif.)--Photographs
Fresno County (Calif.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--20th century--Photographs

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