Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: L.A.-Ventura County Line
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 13 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. Pecan orchard at the Los Angeles-Ventura county line. "Directly south of the track in the right foreground you will notice a long black object which is part of the Castaic Valley Creek trestle of the Southern Pacific planted there by the flood, a distance of something like 3½ miles from where it originally stood." Telegraph poles are newly reinstalled.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 13 Pecan Orchard #2

From Plate V.

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