Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
> CASTAIC   > RIDGE ROUTE   > ST. FRANCIS DAM DISASTER
Concrete Road Bed of Santa Clara River Bridge
Castaic Junction


Click image to enlarge

The concrete road bed of the 1920s metal-truss auto bridge over the Santa Clara River at Castaic Junction was swept downriver during the St. Francis Dam Disaster of March 12-13, 1928. It's seen here in 1980. Contributor Don Ray can be seen in the photograph.


DR8001: 19200 dpi jpeg from collection of Don Ray.
SANTA CLARA RIVER BRIDGE AT CASTAIC JUNCTION

thumbnail
Postcard ~1923

thumbnail
Same Bridge? 1928

thumbnail
St. Francis Flood Damage 1928 x2

thumbnail
St. Francis Flood Damage 1928

thumbnail
Repairs 1928

thumbnail
Damaged Bridges

thumbnail
Roadbed 1980

thumbnail
Ruins 2014 x23

RETURN TO TOP ]   RETURN TO MAIN INDEX ]   PHOTO CREDITS ]   BIBLIOGRAPHY ]   BOOKS FOR SALE ]
SCVHistory.com is another service of SCVTV, a 501c3 Nonprofit • Site contents ©SCVTV • Additional copyrights apply