Photo No. 17 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report
on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster.
In this photo, taken at the site of the wiped-out Southern California Edison
Co. Construction Camp just west of the Los Angeles-Ventura county line, a group of
reels of copper cable, each weighing approx. 26,000 pounds, have been
" moved from
alongside of the railroad track out into the middle of the field, 500 feet or more."
Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:
No. 17 Reels of Copper Wire weighing 26000 lbs moved over 500 ft by water
From Plate VI.