Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: Castaic Creek
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 11 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster. Closeup of the Southern Pacific railroad tracks that have been turned upside-down a quarter-mile west of Castiac Junction.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 11 S.P. tracks turned upside down 1/4 mile West of Castaic.

From Plate V.

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