Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

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

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Photo No. 1 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster.

Closeup of a railroad freight car that has been ripped apart, at the site of the wiped-out Southern California Edison Co. Construction Camp, just west of the Los Angeles-Ventura county line.

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 16 Freight car torn off trucks by force of water

From Plate VI.

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