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Sierra Nevada water for S.F. Bay Area  

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The Waters and Watersheds of the American-Cosumnes Region: An abundant supply of pure and wholesome Sierra Nevada water offered to the City of San Francisco by Bay Cities Water Company


[San Francisco]

[Bay Cities Water Company]



16 pp. With 8 illustrations from photographs. 15.5x11 cm (6x4¼"), original pictorial wrappers. First Edition.

Rare booklet promoting a scheme to bring water to San Francisco from the watersheds of the South Fork of the American River and the North Fork of the Cosumnes River. The proposed solution to supplying the San Francisco Bay Area with water was, of course, beat out by the forces bent on damming the Tuolumne River at Hetch Hetchy. OCLC/WorldCat lists only one copy of the booklet, at the Water Resources Collections at U.C. Riverside,

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