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."
"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."