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Bishop Creek Hydroelectric System, Bishop Creek, Bishop, Inyo County, CA



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B&W Photos

HB148452
1994 Aerial Perspective Of Bishop Creek With Sierra Nevada Mountains In Background

HB148453
1994 Aerial Perspective Of Bishop Creek With Owens Valley And White Mountains In Background, South Lake In Foreground

HB148454
Repeat Pattern Of Bishop Creek Hydroelectric System Flowlines With Plant 2 At Photo-center


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Location
Bishop Creek, Bishop%2525252525252Bvicinity, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-145
Building/structure dates: 1913 initial construction
Significance: The Bishop Creek Hydroelectric System is considered significant for its role: (1) in the expansion of hydroelectric power generation technology, (2) in the development of eastern California, and 93) in the development of long-distance electrical power transmission and distribution.

Subjects
Hydroelectric Power Plants


Related Names
Nevada Power, Mining & Milling Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 1994 AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF BISHOP CREEK WITH SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS IN BACKGROUND. VIEW TO WEST.
2. 1994 AERIAL PERSPECTIVE OF BISHOP CREEK WITH OWENS VALLEY AND WHITE MOUNTAINS IN BACKGROUND, SOUTH LAKE IN FOREGROUND. VIEW TO NORTHEAST
3. REPEAT PATTERN OF BISHOP CREEK HYDROELECTRIC SYSTEM FLOWLINES WITH PLANT 2 AT PHOTO-CENTER. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.


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