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Title
Map plan for a gravity-flow aqueduct
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1930]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
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
A map for a plan proposed by M. C. Tunison for a gravity-flow aqueduct to bring water from the Colorado River to Southern California. The Colorado Aqueduct that was actually built in the 1930s requires pumping, whereas the L.A. Aqueduct from Owens Valley is powered solely by gravity. Tunison's plan called for taking the Colorado River at a northern location, in Utah, in order to get the water at a high elevation from gravity flow.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00017339
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Industries-Water and Power-Water-Colorado Aqueduct.; G-001-194 5x7
CARL0000002695
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/89939
Subject
Maps
Water-supply--California, Southern--Maps
Aqueducts--West (U.S.)--Maps
Tunison, M. C
Colorado River Aqueduct

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