Dam 4 Big Creek Project California

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Title

Dam 4 Big Creek Project California

Subject

Dams -- California -- Fresno County -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Hydroelectric power plants -- California -- Fresno County -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Big Creek (Calif.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Big Creek (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.; Big Creek Dam (Calif.) -- Design and construction -- Pictorial works.

Description

Dam #4 is located at an elevation of 4,810 feet in California's Sierra Mountains. The dam is of concrete gravity arch construction, built in 1913 across Big Creek. The dam is a part of the Big Creek Hydroelectric System of six dams, eight tunnels, three major artificial lakes, and five power houses providing electricity to Central and Southern California. The entire project was completed in 1929.

Source

1 photographic print (postcard) :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca 1925

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0096

Coverage

ca 1925

Files

frp0096a.jpg

Citation

“Dam 4 Big Creek Project California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed July 19, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1746.

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