Topographic map of the Los Angeles aqueduct (1908)
|Author:||Los Angeles Water Dept|
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|Source:||Library of Congress|
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The LA Aqueduct is a pretty monstrous feat of engineering, with a really checkered and shady past. Start with "Chinatown" to see if you have a taste for that type of intrigue... and then dive into your history, if you find yourself liking it.
For more map resources and imagery from this period in Los Angeles's history, check out the California Historical Society's website.