Perspective map not drawn to scale. Panel title (on verso of map): "City of Los Angeles, 1850-1950, growth of the water and power systems under American law." Caption on verso: "The story of Los Angeles is the struggle for water and power"
Two ancillary maps on verso: "Map of Southern California showing the real Orange Belt of California in the interior valleys of San Bernardino County and the relation of those valleys to the coast including railroad connections" "Map of the Alessandro tract, Bear Valley Irrigation Co."
"Comprising 25,000 acres. The 40 acre tracts are square of 1320x1320 f. The 5 acre lots are 330x660 feet. The block of town lots are 270x620 feet. The two centre streets are 100 feet and all other streets are 80 feet wide. 40 acres reserved for College & Farm School"
"Compiled from official surveys under the supervision of Dana H. Burks, Secretary, "Street Naming Commission" and showing all changes--326 in number--made by the Commission and approved by the City Council." "Entered according to act of Congress in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C. in the year 1897, by Los Angeles Directory Co."
Blue line print. Properties falling within boundaries of the proposed flood control basin are outlined. Legend along right hand side of sheet. Inset "vicinity map" of project. Inset "state index" map of project. "Preliminary subject to review"--stamped
Manuscript map on linen. Boundaries are over colored in blue, brown, green, pink and yellow tint. Relief shown by hachures. "Compiled from maps and exhibits on file in the Office of the Surveyor General of California and from surveys made by Hancock, Thompson & Wheeler, U.S. Deputy Surveyor."
"Suveyed under instruction from the U.S. Surveyor General by Henry Hancock, Dep. Sur., November 1867. Containing 30,144 88/100 acres.""The field noted of the Rancho Muscupiabe from which this plat has been made, have been examined and approved, and are on file in this office. U.S. Surveyor General's Office, San Francisco, California. July 11th, 1868. Signed , U.S. Surv. Gen. Cal."Boundaries are over drawn in red and green.Includes table of boundary distances.Property at the mouth of the Cajon Pass conferred to Michael Claringbund White (1801-1888) in 1843.80 chains to 1 inch.
Includes inset of California's area, soils, temperature and the Sierra Mountains.Includes pictorial insets of notable urban, historic and natural sites.On area of each county is listed the number of acres under production and the principal crops.Relief shown by spot heights and hachures.Scale not given.
Lots of information about Redondo Beach which "is being developed by the Redondo Beach Company."Street rail lines are marked.Relief shown by hachures.Verso of map has hand written notes on "Deeds 57-386."