Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

Towsley Canyon
also Lyon, Wiley, Leaming, Rice & East Canyons

Who Was Darius Towsley? by Leon Worden • 10-15-1997.

Description of Early Petroleum Activity in Pico, Towsley, Wiley, Rice Canyons • Peckham 1866.

Oil Production in Santa Clarita Valley, 1876 by Ludwig Salvator, Archduke of Austria • Prague 1878.

SM8502 - Wiley Oil Wells, ~1885.

Death of Christopher Leaming, Pioneer Oil Man, ~1829-1888 News Reports, 1888

GJ0020 - Collectors Remove, Salvage Standard Oil Co. Engines, 1974-75. 119 Views.

AP0723 - Frank Lassalle's Vineyard, Wiley Canyon, 1922.

LW2323 - Corral & Narrows. Screenshots from "The Last Roundup," 1929.

The Great Bee Cave in Towsley Narrows • By Addi Lyon in The Signal, 4-5-1940; from Thompson & West 1880.

Wildfire: "Worst Threat to Newhall Since 1914," 12 Oil Wells Ruined, Backfire Saves Mentryville • News reports, July-August 1940.

AP1018 - Lassalle Ranch, Wiley Canyon, 1963.

12-27-1936: United Flight 34: All 12 Killed

LW2448 - Broken Watches Fix Time of Plane Crash, 12-27-1936.

SW3601 - Searching for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3602 - Searching for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3603 - Stretcher Supplied for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3604 - Loading Bodies Into Coroner's Van, 12-28-1936.

LW2897 - Stewardess Yvonne Trego, Plane Crash Victim, Rice Canyon 12-27-1936.

LW2826 - Radio Operator Testifies 1-5-1937.

Ed Davis Park at Towsley Canyon

LW2415a - State Sen. Ed Davis Stumps for Park Bond, 1992.

LW2415b - Dedication of Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon, 3 Views, 10-23-1992.

LW2416 - Map of Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon.

Towsley Lodge, Ranger Home Survive Inferno by Leon Worden • 10-30-2003.

LW2945 - Marine Fossils in Towsley Canyon, 3-26-2017.


The Story of Rivendale by Sabina Fetter • February 2013.

Lyon Canyon

LW2687 - The Dukes of Hazzard: Lyon Canyon as "Cottonwood Heights" (S.5 Ep.7), Then & Now 1982-2014.

Lyons Canyon Ranch Development 2005-2006 (Not Built)

Notice of Preparation (Project Description) July 2005.

DEIR: Executive Summary September 2006.

DEIR: Cultural Resources September 2006.

RPC Transmittal Checklist (Project Overview) 11-15-2006.
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