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St. Francis Dam disaster, John Nichols

Label
St. Francis Dam disaster
Title
St. Francis Dam disaster
Statement of responsibility
John Nichols
Title variation
Saint Francis Dam disaster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Built by the City of Los Angeles' Bureau of Water Works and Supply, the failure of the St. Francis Dam on its first filling was the greatest American civil engineering failure of the 20th century
Member of
Cataloging source
YEQ
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Nichols, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Images of America
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  • Mulholland, William
  • Water-supply engineers
  • Water-supply
  • Engineers
  • Dam failures
  • Floods
  • Saint Francis Dam (Calif.)
  • Santa Clara River
  • Special collections
Label
St. Francis Dam disaster, John Nichols
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Captioned photographs
Contents
Introduction -- Dam break -- Heroes of the flood -- Grim death at Edison Camp -- Everything in its path -- Powerful tractors and hard working rescue crews -- Rebuilding and renewing
Control code
ocm51865384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780738520797
Lccn
2002110145
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
St. Francis Dam disaster, John Nichols
Publication
Note
Captioned photographs
Contents
Introduction -- Dam break -- Heroes of the flood -- Grim death at Edison Camp -- Everything in its path -- Powerful tractors and hard working rescue crews -- Rebuilding and renewing
Control code
ocm51865384
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780738520797
Lccn
2002110145
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
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