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Ojai Arcade Construction
A view of the Ojai Arcade during its construction, taken from the street. Four unidentified men stand under one of the arches, facing the camera. One man wears a suit, the other three wear work clothes. All four men wear hats, each of a different…

Hartman Tract Construction Details
Black line drawing of the construction details for the Hartman Tract, City of San Buenaventura. The left side of the plan shows details of San Nicholas Street, Thompson Boulevard, and Main Street illustrating curbs and sidewalk. Below these details…

Work Crew with Cement Mixer, Casitas Dam
A work crew with a cement mixer at Casitas Dam. One of the workers is looking directly at the camera and smiling while working. Horses are harnessed to a wagon. Bags (of sand?) are piled high next to the cement mixer. One of the workers is wearing a…

Work crew at Casitas Dam, Group Photo
A work crew of about 35 men seated on a hill of boulders. Looking in various directions, mostly looking at the camera. Most men are clean shaven, but a few have mustaches and one man in the front center has a full beard. Library records indicate that…

Beginning Work on Courthouse Annex
Group photo of several men in suits and construction clothing standing on top of heavy machinery with wooden beams below the machinery. Photo marks the beginning of construction of Ventura County Courthouse annex and jail in 1931 on corner of Poli…

Dredging to Build Channel Islands Harbor, Aerial View
Aerial view of a dredging boat in the process of dredging prior to the construction of Channel Islands Harbor. Surrounding Hollywood-by-the-Sea buildings, houses, beach visible.

Ventura County Hospital TB Unit Construction
Panorama of a construction scene showing the building of the 100 bed Tuberculosis Unit to be added to the Ventura County Hospital. Construction workers are seen working on various sections of the building.

Ventura County Courthouse Renovation Showing Scaffolding
Construction scene at Ventura County Courthouse for a renovation to become the new Ventura City Hall. Image shows the front of the building with scaffolding all along the front. Photo taken from California Street possibly, as the right foreground…

Ventura County Courthouse Renovation to Become Ventura City Hall
Construction scene at Ventura County Courthouse for a renovation to become the new Ventura City Hall. A truck is parked below some scaffolding.

Helicopter Placing Equipment on Roof
A helicopter from Wright Airlift International puts fans and other heavy equipment on the roof of the Ventura County Government Center. The helicopter is seen from underneath as it lowers a piece of machinery to the roof and places it among a metal…

Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

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Scene of a section of Pacific Coast Highway during its construction, circa 1915. A smoothed out surface ready for paving is shown. Rocky mountainside is on the right of photo, ocean on the left of photo.

Pacific Coast Highway During Construction
Scene of a section of Pacific Coast Highway during its construction, circa 1915. Train cars on a track, a few men and other equipment is visible. Some smoke is visible at the top right of photo along the mountainside. Ocean on the left of photo.

Building a Jetty at Ventura Harbor
View of a jetty being lowered into the Ventura Harbor by a crane. A person stands on rocks between the crane on the right of photo and jetty on the left of photo.

Looking South on First Street postcard
A view looking down Fir Street, although caption at top reads: "Looking South on First Street, Ventura, Cal." There are buildings on both sides of the street, and palm trees are visible in the foreground.
[Benham Co., Los Angeles, Cal., 2379 and…

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Courthouse construction.

Construction of Casa Conejo
A man, possibly Jesse Wilbur and a young boy, son Carroll (Jack) Craig work on the construction of Conejo House (Wilbur Adobe).

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Construction of county courthouse in Poli Street.

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Courthouse construction.

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Main Street Bridge construction

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Construction scene with scaffolding.

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Construction of Main Street Ventura River bridge with scaffolding and construction worker.

Ventura County Courthouse Construction
The skeleton of concrete construction and scaffolding shown for the building of the new Ventura County courthouse on Poli and California Streets in Ventura.

Mexican Construction Crew at Casitas Dam
A Mexican construction crew is standing in the ditch of Casistas Dam with large bins of boulders between them. The men are holding or leaning on shovels. In the ditch are men identified as Gruemell or Greenwell and Donlon, but it is unclear which men…
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