Llano del Rio

Llano del Rio

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Llano Del Rio was a commune located in what is now Llano, California east of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley, Los Angeles County. The charter was issued October 15, 1915 by progressive/socialist political candidate Job Harriman, after he had failed his bid to become the mayor of Los Angeles. The Llano Del Rio Colony settled in the southern edge of the Mojave Desert along Highway 138 near what is now 165th Street East, in the alluvial plain that spread out to the north from the San Gabriel Mountains. The colony took advantage of water from Big Rock Creek, an intermittent stream that flowed from the San Gabriel Mountains. Several structures were constructed using local granite boulders and lumber, including a hotel, meeting house, and water storage tank. There was also a small open aqueduct made of granite cobbles and cement. The remnants of the built features are still visible at the site, which has been abandoned for decadesshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134900540
  • 9786134900546