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Title
[Fishing off Bear Valley Dam]
Creator
Friend, Hervey
Contributor
Hall, Wm. Ham. (William Hammond)
Date Created and/or Issued
[1891]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: [Bear Valley irrigation project photograph album]. Cover and spine title: Irrigation. "Wm. Ham. Hall" -- lettered on front cover. Pg. [5c].
Attributed to photographer Herve Friend.
Shows Bear Valley dam, men holding fish and fishing poles atop dam, man in boat in background. Single-arch masonry dam constructed of granite ashlar with hearting of rubble, laid in Portland-cement mortar. Outlet from reservoir controlled by iron sluice-gate emptying into culvert. Sluice-gate operated from top of dam by stem passing through vertical pipe. Waste-weir excavated at south end of dam.
2010-6160.
Mr. Hall served as Chief Engineer for the Bear Valley Irrigation Company between 1891 and 1894. Initial single-arch dam built by Frank Brown and Edward G. Judson between 1883 and 1884. In 1891 began construction of new dam. Frank Brown in 1891 commissioned photographer Herve Friend to document expansion of Bear Valley dam and water system. Between August and September he photographed Bear Valley, Redlands and Moreno Valley. Made a series of mammoth prints (14 x 17 in.) and series of 8 x 10 in. prints which were distributed as individual prints or as albums by Bear Valley Irrigation Company to potential investors.
Transferred from William Hammond Hall manuscript collection.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 5 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.
Language
English
Subject
Bear Valley Irrigation Company--Photographs
Dams--California--Bear Valley (San Bernardino County)
Fishing--California
Boats--California--Bear Valley (San Bernardino County)
Reservoirs--California--Bear Valley (San Bernardino County)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)

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