Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

St. Francis Dam: S.F. Ranch Orchard
St. Francis Dam Disaster

Photo No. 22 from The Newhall Land and Farming Co.'s March 24, 1928 report on the March 12-13 St. Francis Dam Disaster.

"At the western end of panorama No. 21 was formerly located the irrigation system pumping plant for the S.F. Orchard, of which all that now remains is a concrete slab with the ruined duplicate set of motors and pumps as shown in No. 22, Plate VIII."

Original caption by Almer M. Newhall reads as follows:

No. 22 Orchard #1 & #2 Irrigation System Pumps and Motors

From Plate VIII.

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