50s Edison Pwr Stn Paradise Reservoir, Owens River #3 For Sale
1950's 8x10 Photo (#3) of the Edison Power Station on the Owens River at Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Bishop, Inyo Co., CALIF
We are listing a series of photographs of the Edison Power Station on the Owens River at the Pleasant Valley Reservoir just a few miles north of Bishop in Inyo County, California.This is image #3 of24 different photos of this Edison plant during its construction in the mid 1950s showing the Owens River after dropping out of the power station. This image was printed on 8x10professional photographic paper. This or a similar photo was undoubtedly used for publicity purposes by newspapers and magazines as well as for the archives of the Edison Company. If it exhibits any signs of handling or wear, it will be noted at the end of this paragraph. The details are superb with razor sharp focus. It was taken by Bishop photographer Steven Lukacik,and bears his stamp on the reverse of the print. Lukacik was a California Department of Fish and Game Warden and spent many hours both on duty and off photographing activities and work of the Department of Fish and Game, the Civil Air Patrol of which he was a pilot and member, as well as recreation activities in and around Bishop for publicity purposes showing the wonderful natural resources and recreational richness of Inyo and Mono Counties. Many ofthese photos wereprobably used for publicity purposes by local newspapers and magazines and may exhibit some minor defects from handling, however, anything considered important or detracting will be mentioned. This particular print is in outstanding condition.The quality of the image itself is also superb, with perfect exposure tonal control and contrast.Sharpness of detail is superb. There may be very minor edgewear from minor handling.
All images will be shipped using appropriate stiffeners.Shipping is via USPS First Class Mail. There are no handling or other hiddencharges. I am happy to combine similar items with little or no increase in the stated amount. In order to protect these photographs, I only combine mailings with other photos.
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