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Re: Hydropower Roads

Postby paul » Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:16 pm

There was almost another road crossing the sierra in the middle. The road to Huntington and beyond to Florence Lake is CA 168. Look on the other side of the mountains and you will see that the road to Sabrina is also CA 168. Plans were afoot at one time to connect them - fortunately it never happened.

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Re: Hydropower Roads

Postby tomba » Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:32 pm

markskor wrote:Would like to see a Topo including all the tunnels, penstocks, dams...

Of course, all these features (also power lines, etc.) are marked on regular topo maps. For example:
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... llshade=18
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.p ... llshade=18
As a guide to help finding them one can use a schematic map at
http://www.sce.com/PowerandEnvironment/ ... efault.htm
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Re: Hydropower Roads

Postby adam921 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:00 pm

For those of you interested in the topos, I should be getting maps from Southern California Edison any day now and I'll pass them on if you'd like.
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Re: Hydropower Roads

Postby rlown » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:31 pm

i would love to see the maps, and when your project is done, get a copy of it, or a pointer to it.
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