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Title
Giant pipemobile
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1959
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
Photograph caption dated June 2, 1959 reads, "Huge pipemobile costing $250,000 is shown preparing to lift a 65-ton, 16-foot long section of aqueduct pipe that will be laid underground for the Perris Valley siphon. Hydraulic power lifts great load like it was a feather and totes it down into the channel dug by drag line."; See images #00121086 through #00121088 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00121088
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d025_f10_i26
CARL0005394219
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53920
Subject
Flood control--California--Perris Valley
Men--California--Perris Valley
Pipe, Concrete
Construction workers--California--Perris Valley
Construction equipment--California--Perris Valley
Construction equipment operators--California--Perris Valley
Trucks--California--Perris Valley
Automobiles--California--Perris Valley
Water-supply--California, Southern
Aqueducts--West (U.S.)
Colorado River Aqueduct
Perris Valley (Calif.)
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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