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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.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00121088 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d025_f10_i26 CARL0005394219 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/53920
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