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The Resource Dry Canyon Dam : chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952

Dry Canyon Dam : chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952

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Dry Canyon Dam : chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952
Title
Dry Canyon Dam
Title remainder
chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
File, dated May 1960 by the Field Engineering Division of the Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power, documenting construction and maintenance of Dry Canyon Dam near Saugus, California, initially built 1910-1912 as part of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, to regulate the flow of discharge water from the San Francisquito Canyon power plants, as well as damages to the dam sustained by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake of July 21, 1952.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The file contains [2] p. of background text on the construction of the dam, located on Dry Canyon Creek, a south-flowing tributary of the Santa Clara River in northeastern Los Angeles County, and improvements made between 1932-1938. There are 8 photographs of cracks and other damage caused by the earthquake, arranged on 4 leaves, two to a page; and 4 folded plates of blueprint drawings, including a composite construction section of 1953, Dry Canyon Dam reconstructed, Dry Canyon Reservoir additions to dam (1934), and crack observations (1952)
Label
Dry Canyon Dam : chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952
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Publication
Note
Typescript
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
[2] p., [8] leaves of plates (4 folded)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in brown stiff card prong fastener binder; typed paper label on upper cover with title "Dry Canyon Dam: chronology and earthquake damage on July 21, 1952. Los Angeles Dept. of Water & Power Field Engineering Div. Feb. 1960. Ownership inscription [?] on cover label, "C.M. Duke," of earthquake engineering specialist and UCLA professor, Charles Martin Duke. Forwarded to Special Collections by Bruce Pelz in the Science and Engineering Library, Dec. 6, 1991.
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)753578539
  • ucoclc753578539
Label
Dry Canyon Dam : chronology of Dry Canyon Dam and earthquake damage caused by the Arvin-Tehachapi earthquake, July 21, 1952
Publication
Note
Typescript
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
[2] p., [8] leaves of plates (4 folded)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in brown stiff card prong fastener binder; typed paper label on upper cover with title "Dry Canyon Dam: chronology and earthquake damage on July 21, 1952. Los Angeles Dept. of Water & Power Field Engineering Div. Feb. 1960. Ownership inscription [?] on cover label, "C.M. Duke," of earthquake engineering specialist and UCLA professor, Charles Martin Duke. Forwarded to Special Collections by Bruce Pelz in the Science and Engineering Library, Dec. 6, 1991.
Other physical details
ill., maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)753578539
  • ucoclc753578539

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