Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Temp. Bridge Construction
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 29 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster.

"In order to get across the river [at the San Francisco Ranch Orchard] which is still about 2 feet deep and 20 feet wide, it has been necessary to build a temporary bridge, which was accomplished on last Sunday and Monday, photographs [sic] No. 29 showing it under construction.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 29 Building temporary bridge.

From Plate IX.

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