Jul 26, 200608:03 AMThe Life
Indian wells in Indian Wells
Jul 26, 2006 - 08:03 AMThe city of Indian Wells was named after the Cahuilla wells that were dug into the valley floor.
They often went down 30 feet, with steps descending to the water's surface.
[Photo from the Gail Thompson Collection, reproduced in Mayor Bogert's book.]
Sadly, these shafts no longer exist.