Collection of black and white photographs taken by George Rea throughout California in the 1920s. Some photographs are affixed
to photograph album pages, others are loose. Rea worked for Southern California Edison Company on hydroelectric projects in
Tulare, Kern and Los Angeles counties. Photographs depict the construction of the Kern River Powerhouse #3 in Kernville, California
and the Los Angeles Powerhouse #1 in San Francisquito Canyon, California; construction of electric transmission lines in Southern
California; and the camps where Southern California Edison crews lived while working on construction projects. Other photographs
depict locations Rea traveled to including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Death Valley and locations outside of California such
as North Dakota and Canada.
Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by George Rea, the creator of this collection,
were relinquished and transferred to the public domain in 2017 by Diane Z. Wolfson. These materials are governed by a Creative
Commons CC0 license, which permits publication and reproduction of materials accompanied by full attribution.