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Big Creek
Sierra National Forest, California


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Big Creek from across the canyon

Big Creek from across the canyon

Above the Southern California Edison company town of Big Creek, center of a huge hydroelectric project

Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 6, 2012
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Big Creek Powerhouse Number 1

Big Creek Powerhouse Number 1

Impressive Big Creek Powerhouse Number One, dating from 1912, utilizing water that drops 2000 feet through tunnels and penstocks from Huntington lake

Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 6, 2012
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Big Creek Dam 4 and Powerhouse Number 1

Big Creek Dam 4 and Powerhouse Number 1

Big Creek Dam 4 and Powerhouse One, allowing water to bypass to fulfill agricultural entitlements in the San Joaquin Valley

Sierra National Forest, California

Date photographed: September 6, 2012
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