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Title
[Construction of Big Meadows Dam, Plumas County] (2 views)
Date Created and/or Issued
[1912?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
View 1 (2011-0007). Shows arches, concrete mixing plant, various buildings -- view 2 (2011-0008). Shows arches, mixing plant, various structures and walkways.
Big Meadows Dam built in Canyon Dam, Plumas County, to impound the Feather River for Lake Almanor. Was earthfill dam to be used for hydroelectric power.
Also have negative: no. 8486 (5 x 5 in.) for view 1.
From the Charles W. Hendel manuscript collection, photographs, Series A., no.s 16 and 17.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photographic prints ; 3 1/8 x 5 1/2 and 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Dams--California--Plumas County
Dam construction--California--Plumas County
Plumas County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Plumas County
Plumas County (Calif.)

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