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Los Angeles Aqueduct opens at 1:15 p.m. Nov. 5, 1913 at N...

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Los Angeles Aqueduct opens at 1:15 p.m. Nov. 5, 1913 at Newhall Pass. en.wikipedia.org Los Angeles Aqueduct - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Mulholland declares: “There it is. Take it.” In 1886, William Mulholland was hired by Frederick Eaton as a ditch-digger for the newly formed Los Angeles Water Company (LAWC). (DWP) mng-lang.smugmug.com
The Los Angeles Aqueduct is 233-miles long from the High Sierras to L.A. mng-lang.smugmug.com
October 12, 2013 Los Angeles CA, Patrick Ruckert. www.youtube.com
There is a 150-foot cascade at the Newhall Pass. mng-lang.smugmug.com
The aqueduct flows through 142 tunnels and has 61 miles of open canals. mng-lang.smugmug.com
About 100,000 laborers worked on the aqueduct and 43 workers died during its construction. mng-lang.smugmug.com
It is estimated that over 30,000 people attended the opening day ceremonies of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. They came to watch the Owens Valley water cascade into the reservoir. The caption of this picture was that the automobile was "here to stay" in the San Fernando Valley. You can make out some horse and buggies to the rear of the image. mng-lang.smugmug.com