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Title
Baldwin Hills Reservoir construction
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1948
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Print reproduced in 1951 for Herald-Examiner. Photo originally owned by Dept. of Water and Power, no. 49-293.
Huge bulldozers, scrapers and trucks move tons of earth while constructing the Baldwin Hills Reservoir. In the foreground, a man operating a carryall hauls away earth while in the background men manually smooth the side of the reservoir.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00060009
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 114.
CARL0000064303
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/23992
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Water and Power
Civil engineering
Dams--Design and construction
Public works--California--Baldwin Hills (Los Angeles)
Dams--California--Baldwin Hills (Los Angeles)
Water-supply--California, Southern
Earthmoving machinery
Baldwin Hills Reservoir (Calif.)
Baldwin Hills Dam (Calif.)
Baldwin Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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