The Cascades

California State Historic Landmark 653

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#653 "The Cascades"
This is the terminus of the Los Angeles - Owens River Aqueduct, bringing water 338 miles from the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada to the city of Los Angeles. Begun in 1905, the great aqueduct was completed November 5, 1913. The Mono Craters Project, completed in 1940 extended the system 27 miles to its present northernmost intake near Tioga Pass.

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0.1 mi N of intersection of Foothill Blvd and Balboa Blvd, 4 mi NW of San Fernando.

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