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Plates in: Photographs, Strawberry Dam, Philadelphia Ditch, original construction, 1912-1916, photograph album, page 5. Mounted on flatbed car, being pulled up railroad tracks. View 1 (2010-0171). Being pulled uphill -- view 2 (2010-0173). Shows shovel on tracks, hoisting machinery in background. Album documents the building of Strawberry Dam between 1912 and 1916; dam was built at the site of an older Strawberry Dam on lower Strawberry Creek for Sierra and San Francisco Power Company by Willetts & Burr; also shows work on Philadelphia Ditch, a ditch and flume running from a point on South Fork of Stanislaus River 1 1/2 miles sw of town of Strawberry to Philadelphia Diggins (ditch bought by Power Company from Stockton Gravel Mining Co. in 1912); dam and ditch intended to supply water locally and electricity and power to markets as far as San Francisco.
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
2 photographic prints ; 3 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.
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