Historical sketch of the Los Angeles Aqueduct with map profile and illustrations by Allen Kelly

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Published by Times-Mirror in [Los Angeles?] .

Written in English

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Other titlesPictorial history of the aqueduct.
Statementtext by Allen Kelly ; photos by Bledsoe ; plates by American Engraving & Electrotype Co. ; compiled and produced by Times-Mirror Print. & Binding House
ContributionsTimes-Mirror Printing & Binding House
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p., [99] p. of plates (2 folded) :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26422067M
OCLC/WorldCa370420050

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Construction. The aqueduct project began in when the voters of Los Angeles approved a US$ million bond for the 'purchase of lands and water and the inauguration of work on the aqueduct'. On J a second bond was passed with a budget of US$ million to fund construction. Construction began in and was divided into eleven divisions and a cement plant.

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November 5, marks the th anniversary of the creation of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, a huge civil engineering feat that brings water from the Eastern Sierra Nevadas miles away to the city of L.A. This article describes how Los Angeles grew from a small pueblo to a large urban city because of many factors.

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the City Los Angeles’s quest for a reliably water supply to insure its future growth, finding it in the Owens River and the construction of the mile Los Angeles Aqueduct. The city’s motivation and action launched a controversy over the alleged “theft” of Owens River water that has persisted to.

Construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct Completed inan aqueduct connecting the San Fernando Valley to the Owens River supplied the water necessary for L.A.’s growth into a major metropolis.

InLos Angeles had more thanresidents, and the population was promising to grow beyond its water supply. Topographic map of the Los Angeles aqueduct and adjacent territory Contributor Names City of Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners.

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Los Angeles Aqueduct is covered by the Warm Springs Mountain, CA US Topo Map quadrantCastaic, CA: 7 mi.

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