Photograph Collections



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F3725:3466a–j
Public Utilities Commission Records
Transportation
Railroad valuation working papers. c.1912. 10 items.

Arranged numerically. Format included is: postcards.

Photographs illustrate the logging operations, saw mill, facilities and railroad equipment of the McCloud River Railroad Co. which was owned by the McCloud River Lumber Co.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for more information.


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F3725:3376–3378a
Public Utilities Commission Records
Transportation.
Investigation working papers–ICC docket 14,778. 1918–1923. 13 items.

Arranged numerically. Formats included are: photographic prints, oversized photographic prints.

These photographs also relate to the Commission's investigation of Case 970 which pertained to the proposed consolidation of railroad operations into one "union terminal" in Los Angeles. Photographs depict the interior of Union Pacific Terminal (1923) and various railroad stations and yards in Los Angeles.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for more information.


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F3725:3244a, f–m
Public Utilities Commission Records
Transportation
(H.G. Weeks, CRC Engineer, Working Papers)
Investigation working papers–case 970. 1918. 528 items.

Arranged numerically. Formats included are: photographic prints, gelatin dry plate negatives, negatives.

These photographs were generated by a PUC staff engineer during the course of the Commission's investigation of a case concerning a proposed "union terminal" which would combine the operations of all railroads in Los Angeles. Photographs document railroad and street–railroad lines, equipment, yards and stations. Included are Los Angeles street scenes which depict automobiles, trucks, and horse–drawn vehicles.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for more information.


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F3725:3168–3170
Public Utilities Commission Records
Transportation. Engineering Operations Branch.
Special railroad crossing reports. 1911–1943. 831 items.

Arranged chronologically. Format included is: photographic prints.

Contains PUC studies of railroad crossings which were illustrated with photographs. Studies encompassed the Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area and include street scenes in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties in particular the cities of Venice, Van Nuys, San Bernardino, Redlands and Riverside. Train versus automobile accidents and accident sites are also documented.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for more information.


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F3725:2975
Public Utilities Commission Records
Utilities. General Engineering Branch.
PUC valuations. 1917. 33 items.

Arranged numerically. Format included is: photographic prints.

Contains a photographic report documenting the installation of electric power lines in San Francisco. Images depict linemen preparing and erecting poles.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for more information.


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F3725:1454–2617b
Public Utilities Commission Records
Formal applications. 1900–1923. 220 items.

Arranged numerically by application number. Format included is: photographic prints.

Contains photographs submitted as exhibits in formal applications heard by the Commission. Although the PUC regulates the activities of a wide range of companies, these photographs pertain primarily to the facilities of water companies including reservoirs, dams and rural areas. Railroad company lines and facilities are also documented including electric railways in downtown Los Angeles (1918).

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for information about individual applications.


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F3725:394–1313
Public Utilities Commission Records
Formal complaints. 1913–1917. 254 items.

Arranged numerically by complaint number. Formats included are: photographic prints, negatives, and photograph albums.

Contains photographs submitted as exhibits in formal complaints heard by the Commission. Although the PUC regulates the activities of a variety of companies, these photographs primarily concern the facilities, property and activities of water companies. Photographs depict rural areas in San Mateo and Alameda Counties, canals, dams, lakes, dredges, and the laying of water pipes in San Francisco. Also included are photos of waterfront ares in Oakland and San Francisco.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part I finding aid at the California State Archives for information about individual cases.


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F3725:5024–6512
Public Utilities Commission Records
Formal complaints. 1920–1966. 677 items.

Arranged numerically by complaint number. Format included is: photographic prints.

Contains photographs submitted as exhibits in formal complaints heard by the Commission. Photographs generally document the facilities, equipment and activities of companies regulated by the PUC including railroads, trucks, steamships, ferries, electric and street railways, buses, warehouses, telephone and telegraph, and gas, electric and water utilities. Indirectly, the photographs also depict street scenes in many California cities and towns, roadside businesses, bays, rivers, and waterfronts, workers in the industries listed above, and many types of vehicles.

See Public Utilities Commission–Part II finding aid at the California State Archives for information about individual cases.


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