Los Angeles Aqueduct Pipeline attacked by angry land owners; water pipe to Los Angeles dynamited in Jawbone Canyon, California.
Jawbone Canyon Date:1931, November 5 Duration:48 sec Sound:Yes
In an outbreak of hostilities between city officials and property owners, a huge gap is cut through the water pipe to Los Angeles at Jawbone Canyon in California. (It is also known as the Los Angeles Aqueduct Pipeline, or the Jawbone Siphon, stretching 233 miles from Owens Lake and the Owens Valley to Los Angeles). Engineers and officials inspect the broken water pipe that had been dynamited by angry ranchers in a land dispute.
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