Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Downtown Saugus, 1920s
Saugus, California

Downtown Saugus: San Fernando (Bouquet Canyon) Road in the 1920s, before the Automobile Club of Southern California posted directional or speed-limit signs.

The Saugus Train Station is barely visible at extreme left; the Saugus Café, owned by Richard and Martin Wood, is left of center, and the Woods' auto garage is at center. Of note are the train tracks. Southern Pacific's Saugus spur line crosses the road at the center of the photo. The only warning to motorists is the tall, white, stationary sign which reads, "Railroad Crossing: Look Out For The Cars."

Click here for an accompanying story from the Automobile Club of Southern California.

RETURN TO TOP ]   RETURN TO MAIN INDEX ]   PHOTO CREDITS ]   BIBLIOGRAPHY ]   BOOKS FOR SALE ] is another service of SCVTV, a 501c3 Nonprofit • Site contents ©SCVTV
The site owner makes no assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to digitized images. However, these images are intended for Personal or Research use only. Any other kind of use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the site owner. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use.