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Brown (F. E.) photograph collection of Bear Valley Dam
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Description
A collection of photographs, 1880s-1890s, of construction of Bear Valley Dam and surveys of the Whitewater River, San Bernardino County, California.
Background
F. E. (Frank Elwood) Brown (1856-1914) was the chief engineer of Bear Valley Dam, built in 1884 to supply water to parts of San Bernardino County, California. He was also the co-founder of Redlands, California, and a founder of the Bear Valley Land and Water Company. In the early 1890s, Brown formed the Bear Valley Irrigation Company to survey the Whitewater River (between the San Bernardino Mountains and the Coachella Valley) to prepare for pipeline construction to the Alessandro irrigation district, San Bernardino County.
Extent
1.17 Linear Feet (1 box)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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