- View of the officials at the concrete inlet-outlet tower, 130 feet high, at the Bouquet Canyon Reservoir during the dedication ceremony when the water was first released to fill the reservoir. On the left Los Angeles Mayor Frank Shaw (probably) and H. A. Van Norman, Chief Engineer and General Manager of the Bureau of Water Works (probably) pull on ropes as the water gates rise. More than 50 persons attended the opening including William Mulholland; Henry L. Jacques, E. F. Scattergood; President Hugh J. McGuire of the Board of Public Works; Lloyd Aldrich, City Engineer; Water Power Commissioner Arthur J. Mullen; T. A. Panter; William W. Hurlbut and Mrs. Harriett Sunday of the Civil Service Commission; J. B. Lippincott, consulting engineer; and President William P. Whitsett of the Metropolitan Water District.
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