Apr 1906 Categories: ALL, Events, FloodTimeline, FullTimeline, Places, Things Timelines: ALL, Flood Timeline, Full Timeline

Source(s); Statement of C R Rockwood – In the Matter of the Liability of the California Development Company for the Flooding of Salton Basin by Charles Rockwood – 1907 p. 26; Irrigation in Imperial Valley California Its Problems and Possibilities by C. E. Tait – 1908 p. 49-50; Born of the Desert – Imperial Valley in Its Making, not a Dream; A Brief History of the California Development Company by Charles Rockwood – from The Calexico Chronicle Second Annual Magazine Edition – May 1909 p. 26, 27; The Story of the First Decade in Imperial Valley, California by Edgar F. Howe and Wilbur Jay Hall – 1910 p. 119-123; The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink by Harry Thomas Cory with Introductory Monograph by William Phipps Blake – 1915 p. 1303, 1316, 1324-1339 ; The Salton Sea – An Accounting of Harriman’s Fight with the Colorado River by George Kennan – 1917 p. 56, 62-68; The First Thirty Years 1901 – 1931 – An Accounting of the Principal Events in the History of Imperial Valley, Southern California, U.S.A. by Otis B. Tout – 1931 p. 105

Image(s); Photograph of San Francisco in Ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay Overlooking Water Front.  Sunset over Golden Gate. taken by George Lawrence and his crew on May 5, 1906 from a specialized camera flown above San Francisco, CA, USA with a massive assembly of kites via the Library of Congress and an enhanced image from the USGS  Earthquake Hazards Program (United States Geological Survey)

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