Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Concrete Blocks
San Francisquito Canyon

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Photo No. 4 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. There is no shadow covering the top third of this photograph; rather, the dark area is vegetation left behind after the water coursed below it, denuding the base of the mountain.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 4 Large concrete block caried down stream 500 ft. from West side [of] Dam

From Plate II.

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