|Title||Sacatela Storm Drain|
Arroyo de la Sacatela storm drain, looking east on Effie Street at west end of Silverlake.
The storm drain was buiilt to contain Sacatela Creek (also called Bimini Slough) and Bimini Hot Springs, a perennial stream that began in the Franklin Hills and joined Ballona Creek in Koreatown/Mid-City, approximately between Wilton, Westchester, and Country Club Drive. After the storm drain was completed, the creek was filled.
The photograph shows the ditch with vertical walls of dirt on both sides with wooden poles and planks on the side in the left foreground. Piles of dirt lie on each side of the ditch. Telephone poles are visible in the right background while houses can be seen in the background on both sides of the ditch. Two men are working on the storm drain construction.
|Place||Silver Lake; Los Angeles|
|Event||Construction of Sacatela Storm Drain|
|Collection||Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos|
|Provenance||City of Los Angeles Engineering Department|
|Cataloged by||Sklar, Anna|
|Copyright||Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk|
|Photographer||City of Los Angeles Engineering Staff|
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Sacatela storm drain
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