Carley V. Porter Tunnel construction begins (part 1)

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Carley V. Porter Tunnel construction begins (part 1) - 12 Mile Tube Will Pierce Tehachapis By Ron...
12 Mile Tube Will Pierce Tehachapis By Ron Taylor Krcsno Bee s t a f f w r i t e r LEBEC, Kern Co. -- Men and machines soon i ~~. ...v,., r -.^ ^....^ ^~., .,..., hachapi Mountains to create a giant tube through l w i l l pour a steady t o r r e n t of water lor C a l i f o r n i a n s . ! w a r n i n g system ' O U 1 j n a u t s going to the The tube, a series huge connecting tunnels, w i l l was dedicated by W i ,- i j * it u//,ci q;H 0 ' V V a i ' n e lh e s L a t e director of! be linked to the West S l d e ; w a t c r r e s o u r c e s j oratory. l o Canal, the San Luis Reservoir " The physical crossing o f ; the Delta pumping plant and , h e Tehachapis is assured.. a n d the Oroville and Thermalito We arc c |jagi n g our tunnels," Dams in Northern C a l i f o r n i a . | s a i c l Warn ~ e Two and a half million acre: A t yeslcrday . s ceremony, l u t K e L feet of water a year will H o w i t l l e i on g e . sL O f the tunnels in! success through the 12 miles of t u b e . ; l n e 2 b j n j o n g a l .| Yesterday, ihe a m b i t i o u s dro l i f l was named a f .| m o u n t a i n piercing project: s e m blvman Carley V. Porter,! coauthor of the legislation; H , which established the In The Bee Today American Heritage Amusements 13-S Astronomy 13-A Books Country Life Building And Development Country Life C a l i f o r n i a Sketches . . 15-A Cartoons 2-B, 3-B City News In Brief . . . 7-B Classified 7-B To J9-B Comics Color Section Community Calendar .18-A Crossword Puzzle TV Tabloid Editorials 2-B Financial 15-S Fresno's Yesterdays . . 2-B Golden Years 17-A Kalherine Kitchen Country Life Letters 3-B Lodge News 6-B Movie Times 13-S Nature Studies 7-A Obituaries 6-B Politics In Review . . . . 2-B Radio . .TV Tabloid Pullout Sports Green Section Stocks I4-S Taking Pictures 12-A 1 P C i n i a Water Project. 1G - S ' These four !unnel s and i huge penstocks and siphons! l l h a t l i n k them into a i t u b e , w f l l c o n I world's biggest water lift. · ·' Highest Point i ' The m o u t h of the Porter j t i m n e l , on the Garlock I f a u l t , is the highest !the l i f t . It was here that j local and state water o f f i ;and guests heard Warne and i others praise Porter's role bringing the state project out'; of controversy and into reality.] Warne and Alfred R. his chief engineer, both saidj water will begin flowingj through the tunnels by 1971.| And, a l t h o u g h were held yesterday, actual exploratory work s t a r m o n t h s ago. Before an eight foot diameter forerunner of the Porter Tunnel was opened for inspection yesterday, Golze explained the reasons for See Tunnel Page 4-A

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 04 Oct 1964, Sun,
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