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Title
Workers make repairs on a damaged section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in No-Name Canyon, Inyo County vicinity, [about 1927]
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa May, 1927]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Workers, seen from a worm's-eye perspective, carry out repairs on a blast-damaged section of an aqueduct pipe. The pipe is viewed close-up, entering frame at left and stretching across the foreground. At center, a ladder is propped up against the near side of the pipe. One worker stands on the ladder and leans over the pipe to carry out repairs. Behind and to the left of him, another man stands atop the pipe. He faces slightly right as he swings the tool he holds behind him. Another man is barely visible along the left edge, also standing on the pipe.
Possibly related to a similar one of workers repairing an aqueduct pipe captioned, “A Million People Praise Their Labor In the picture above is shown how reconstruction is being hurried in the No Name Canyon Aqueduct conduit, scene of the first of two recent dynamite explosions. Below is a close-up of the conduit, showing the extent of the explosion and the crews at the repairs. [Photographs by George R. Watson, Times staff correspondent],” Los Angeles Times, 31 May 1927: A12
This photograph is possibly related to a different photograph of the same event that appears with the article, “Aqueduct situation tense as investigators for city find unexploded case of dynamite: WATER GUARDS IN SECRET RIDE no-name canyon now alive with repair crews water soon fill flow into blasted siphon auto numbers may lead to arrest of outlaws,” Los Angeles Times, 31 May 1927: A12
Text from negative sleeve: LOS ANGELES AQUEDUCT [handwritten:] Los Angeles Aqueduct
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5793
ark:/21198/zz002cvwc3
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Maintenance & repair--California--Inyo County
Bombings--California--Inyo County
Laborers--California--Inyo County
Pipes (Conduits)--California--Inyo County
Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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