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Know Your City No.130 View of hills and part of the Owens Valley aqueduct called the Cascades
Date Created and/or Issued
March 27, 1956
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4689
ANSWER: Shown in the photo is the Cascades, which tumbles beneath Foothill Blvd. and the Golden State Freeway out beyond San Fernando. This is Owens River water, pictured at the terminus of the 233-mile Owens River Aqueduct. It is, of course, a project of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and some of that water cascading down there could very well have provided your morning shower.
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO.130 -- This is a river that is a long way from home. And it has been splashing down this spectacular spillway since 1913. There's nothing like it in the city. Yes, it's in the city. See answer on Page 36, Part l.
b&w negative
No linguistic content
Aqueducts--California, Southern
Waterworks--California--Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Owens River Aqueduct System
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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