Correspondence, notes, news clippings, etc., related to Nordskog's water interests. Includes materials related to "water frauds"
in the Owens Valley (including notes and an outline for his unpublished manuscript on the Owens Valley controversy), the Los
Angeles Aqueduct, Boulder Dam, San Gabriel Dam, sea water conversion, California water problems, the Feather River Project,Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the Colorado River, etc.
Andrae B. Nordskog (at first named Arne Andreas Nordskog) was born the son of Norwegian settlers in Story City, Iowa, in 1885. As a youth, he worked as a reporter for his home town
newspaper. He became an expert in telephony and electronics and established the first two wireless telegraph stations in Iowa
when he was 24 years old. He turned his inventive talent to the railroads moved west to Seattle to work on them, inventing
an improved block signal device, which he patented in Washington.
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