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Photograph of a pack of mules hauling bags of cement for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Caption on reverse reads "hauling cement to mixer north end Deadman syphen [sic]." Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.
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The Orange Pickers, Los Angeles, California, 1895
Building the Los Angeles Aqueduct - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times
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