While a 1920s proposal by Los Angeles water baron William Mulholland to dam the Merced River in Yosemite Valley was never formalized, plans are afoot for a reservoir at Temperance Flat on the upper San Joaquin River, east of Fresno.
While a 1920s proposal by Los Angeles water baron William Mulholland to dam the Merced River in Yosemite Valley was never formalized, plans are afoot for a reservoir at Temperance Flat on the upper San Joaquin River, east of Fresno. Sandow Birk Special to The Bee
While a 1920s proposal by Los Angeles water baron William Mulholland to dam the Merced River in Yosemite Valley was never formalized, plans are afoot for a reservoir at Temperance Flat on the upper San Joaquin River, east of Fresno. Sandow Birk Special to The Bee

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