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The Bridges of Los Angeles County
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This site developed from the 2010 calendar created by the Studio for Southern California History. Photographs were taken by Nancy Bautista and Sharon Sekhon in the summer of 2009. The illustrations are based on records in the Library of Congress.

Sources include articles from the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and other local papers.
Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR)
Leo Limon, the LA River Cat artist
Blake Gumbrecht. The Los Angeles River: Its Life, Death and Possible Rebirth. (2001)
the LA Conservancy
Library of Congress--Historic American Engineering Record
Joe Linton. Down By the Los Angeles River. (2005)
Remi Nadeau. The Water Seekers. (1993)
Jenny Price, Urban Ranger and Natural Historian.
Marc Reisner. Cadillac Desert. (1986)