Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Seco Canyon
St. Francis Dam Disaster

Photo No. 6 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. Photograph taken from Seco Canyon Road in Saugus, showing sandy desolation where, until 10 days earlier, the heart of Newhall Land's farmland in Saugus was located.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 6 San Francisquito Field No. 2

From Plate III.

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