lippincott

The Owens Valley Aqueduct
Construction Photos of Joseph Barlow Lippincott - 2

 

olancha conduit
Olancha section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct under construction - 1909

olancha conduit
Olancha section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct under construction - 1909

owens river
Diversion point of Owens River into the Los Angeles Aqueduct - 1906

owens river
Owens River before into the Los Angeles Aqueduct - 1906

owens river
Owens River diversion canal - 1906

concrete pipe
Reinforced concrete pipe section of the L.A. Aqueduct - 1912

owens valley freighting
Owens Valley freighting operation - 1907

road construction
Owens Valley road construction (the original El Camino Sierra or U.S. 395) - 1907

tuttle creek
Tuttle Creek runoff - 1906

wildison's store
Wildison's store near Mammoth Mountain - 1907




whitney siphon
Construction of the Whitney Siphon - 1909

whitney siphon
Construction of the Whitney Siphon - 1909

 

Unless otherwise note, all L.A. aqueduct photographs on these pages are from the Joseph Barlow Lippincott Papers, LIPP, The Water Resources Center Archives, University of California, Berkeley . There are approximately 800 photographs in the files. These are some of my favorites.

cottonwood creek
Cottonwood Creek flowing towards Owens Lake - 1906

mojave conduit
Mojave Conduit being excavated - 1908

mojave conduit
Mojave Conduit being excavated - 1908

mojave conduit
Mojave Conduit being lined with cement - 1908

mojave conduit
Installing cover on the Mojave Conduit - 1908

mojave conduit
Cover completely installed on the Mojave Conduit - 1908

traction trailer
Caterpillar Traction Trailer hauling concrete for the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert - 1909

 

   "Joseph Barlow Lippincott Biography"
by Kenneth Q. Volk & Edgar Alan Rowe
 

stoddard-dayton
Stoddard-Dayton stuck in the ditch in Owens Valley - 1906

 52 mule team
52 Mule Team hauling pipe for the Jawbone section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert - 1912

 52 mule team
52 Mule Team hauling pipe for the Jawbone section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert - 1912

52 mule team
52 Mule Team hauling pipe for the Jawbone section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert - 1912

hauling supplies
Hauling supplies for the Los Angeles Aqueduct - 1913

Mayor Thum
Front (L-R): Mayor William Thum, T. Allin
Rear (L -R): F.E. Wilcox, J.M. Harvey, and M.E. Wood
in a section aqueduct pipe during construction of the Jawbone section of the Los Angeles Aqueduct- 1912

stoddard-dayton
Stoddard-Dayton in Owens Valley at Haiwee - 1906
 
 "The Stoddard-Dayton Story"
by Daniel Strohl

 
 

reclaimation engineers
Los Angeles Aqueduct Reclaimation Engineers- 1906
 

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