Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Edison Curve
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 8 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. This steel railroad bridge was carried about 1,000 feet downriver from its former location near the "Edison Curve" on today's Magic Mountain Parkway.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 8 S.P. large steel bridge carried down stream over 1000 feet.

From Plate IV.

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