Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Newhall Men
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 7 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. E.W. and George A. Newhall Jr. in the former alfalfa field in the general vicinity of today's Valencia Town Center mall. According to the text, "you will first note the very deep gullies, in one of which Messrs. E.W. and Geo. A. Newhall, Jr. are standing ..."

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 7 Santa Clara Field

From Plate III.

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