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Rosalind Wayman Riding at Onondarka
Saugus (Circle J)

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October 1964 — A young Rosalind Wayman demonstrates English riding at Onondarka Riding School, 25446 San Fernando Road. Onondarka was located on the Circle J Ranch, as it had been known in the 1940s-50s, and would later become the Circle J subdivision. 4x2¾-inch print on Kodak paper, date-stamped October 1964.

Onondarka was one of several popular riding academies in the Newhall-Saugus-Castaic area. In August 1962 — two years prior to this photograph — a manure pile at Onondarka caught fire. High winds spread the flames into Placerita Canyon where they gutted Gene Autry's Melody Ranch motion-picture studio on their way to Slymar where they took out part of the Olive View Sanitarium.

Rosalind Wayman Daughter of Walter and Marian Wayman, Rosalind grew up on the Wayman Ranch, which straddled San Fernando Road (much later called Newhall Avenue) south of Pine Street, where Walter and Marian had settled by the early 1940s. The family home was located on the hill on the west side of the road at 23643 N. San Fernando, where the Canyon Crest Apartments were built in 1992. The Wayman property extended to the east side of San Fernando Road (Newhall Avenue) where it became the Town & Country Liquor Store complex in 1965. Immediately to its north was the USDA Forest Service Ranger Station, which became a Caltrans yard in about 1975 and an affordable housing complex in 2017.

As an adult, Rosalind Wayman has served as Santa Clarita Valley field deputy to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and his successor, Kathryn Barger.


HB1711: 9600 dpi jpeg from original photograph. Online image only.
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