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Alabama Gates: The workers in the Alabama Gates Construction Camp occupied the camp in 1912-13, and built the gates, above, and the concrete-lined section of the LA Aqueduct. Photo courtesy Eastern California Museum

Insights about life in LA Aqueduct construction

– Press release from the Eastern California Museum: The remnants of a Los Angeles Aqueduct construction camp have produced insights into how the aqueduct workforce lived and worked, what they ate, smoked and drank, and how the physical layout of the camp itself reflected “scientific management practices” introduced in the early 1900s to improve productivity […]

 
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