Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: New Edison Camp
St. Francis Dam Disaster

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Photo No. 14 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster.

South bank of the river, east of the Los Angeles-Ventura county line, showing the new Southern California Edison Co. Construction Camp that was set up following the decimation of the prior camp and the heavy loss of life among the 150-200 men who were installing power lines in the area prior to the flood.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 14 New construction camp of So. Cal. Edison Co.

From Plate V.

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