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[Inlet to Rockwood Gate, Imperial Valley, California]

Image ID: 1629283

[Inlet to Rockwood Gate, Imperial Valley, California]

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Image Title

:  [Inlet to Rockwood Gate, Imperial Valley, California]

Specific Material Type

: photographs

Item Physical Description

: Photograph : b&w ; 17.7 x 27.8 cm


: Crop marks on image Note 2.) Periodical Clipping on verso: "Water from the Colorado for the famous Imperial Valley. Half again as large as Rhode Island, the Valley depends upon the Colorado for water to produce its extraordinary crops; and a the same time the Valley lives in constant dread of an overflowing river, for it is nearly 300 feet below sea level." Note 3.) Printed on verso: "Hetzel's Photo Shop Anything in Photography 126 S. 5th St., El Centro, Cal." Note 4.) Written on verso: "Inlet to Rockwood Gate, Imperial Valley 3000 second - feet of water."


: Photographic views of the United States / California

Source Description

: 1329 photographs : b&w, dimensions


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy

Digital ID

: 1629283

Record ID

: 1749599

Digital Item Published

: 6-13-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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