Convolute of 7 Original Reports on Los Angeles County, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, and San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation 1924 - 1939.
1) San Gabriel. ca. 1924-25. 6 fold-out colored maps of the Pacoima Wash / Basin, Tujunga Wash / Basin, Upper Los Angeles River, and San Jose Creek. Each fold-out accompanied by typewritten page (reservoir analysis) with information on elevation, capacity, levee, size of area, estimated cost, etc. Bound in stiff brown cloth-backed Accopress binder. 2) Memorandum Re. Flood Control and Water Conservation on the Santa Maria River in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, California. Summarizing Report of March 1931. 7 pages and 5 colored fold-out maps bound in metal bolted black folder. Includes on full-page b/w reproduction of a photograph showing flood conditions at the intersection of Broadway and Church Street in Santa Maria during the flood in 1915.3) Howell, C. H., Chief Engineer. Report to Los Angeles County Grand Jury on San Gabriel Dam No. 2. September 16, 1935. Los Angeles County Flood District, Los Angeles, California. 114pp. & fold-out maps and charts. Text in mimeographed typescript. Includes b/w full-page reproductions of photographs.4) Definite Project for the Construction of Reservoirs and Related Flood Control Works in Orange County, California. 48pp. Bound in stiff brown cloth-backed Accopress binder. Many typewritten text pages on yellow tissue.5) The Santa Ana River California Flood Control. War Department U.S. Engineer Office, Los Angeles, California, July 1939. Prepared under the Direction of Major Theodore Wyman, Jr., District Engineer. 135pp. bound in metal bolted brown folder. Mimeographed typescript. Illustrated with fold-out charts and b/w reproductions of photographs.6) Oil and Refuse Pollution. Navigable Waters of the United States in Southern California. War Department United States Engineer Office Los Angeles, California. April 1, 1939. Illustrated stapled wraps. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs and maps.7) Definite Project Los Angeles - San Gabriel Rivers, Feb. 4, 1938. (Definite Project for Construction of Reservoirs and Principal Flood Channels, Los Angeles County Drainage Area, California, Authorized by Flood Control Act of 1936. 127 pp. bound in brown cloth backed Accopress Binder. Many typewritten text pages on yellow tissue.Bindings in overall good to very good condition. Interior very good. Some creasing and minor age wear on binders and folders. UNIQUE collection of 7 reports on Southern California flood control and water conservation.
Book ID: 24164