Power House No 1 Big Creek California

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Title

Power House No 1 Big Creek California

Subject

Power House No. 1 (Big Creek, Calif.) -- Photographs.; Electric power transmission -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Big Creek (Calif.) -- Photographs.; Fresno County (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- 20th century -- Photographs.; Huntington Lake (Calif.) -- Photographs.

Description

Located at an elevation of 4,819 feet at the town of Big Creek, California, this is the first power house on the Big Creek Project to be placed on commerical operation. Generators powered by water falling from Huntington Lake Reservoir, providing electricity to Southern California since November 1913.

Source

1 Photographic print :b&w ;14 x 9 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca 1913

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

frp0155

Coverage

ca 1913

Files

frp0155a.jpg

Citation

“Power House No 1 Big Creek California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed February 3, 2023, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1802.

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