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Cars Buried by Flooding after St. Francis Dam Failure
View of two cars mostly submerged in what appears to be mud and rocks after the St. Francis Dam failure. Photograph notes state "Our car parked below all that's left of dam site."

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California and Main Streets, Ventura after Heavy Rain
Intersection of California and Main Streets in Ventura is shown after a heavy rain. Mud, rocks, and debris are seen along the streets. Ventura City Hall in image, as well as the County Court House building at Poli and California.

Bardsdale Bridge after St. Francis Dam Disaster
Image shows the damage sustained by the Bardsdale Bridge and surrounding land after the St. Francis Dam collapse on March 13, 1928. Visible in the scene are sandbags and some vehicles. There are cylindrical tanks at the left of the image. Mountains…

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Dresser Ranch with St. Francis Dam Flood Damage
Looking through a destroyed orchard to Dresser's house at Dresser Ranch (near Fillmore). According to library records, Dresser's house moved a quarter mile due to flooding from the St. Francis Dam disaster.

Image 1 of 2 Santa Paula Flood Images
Two flood scenes showing the destruction after the St. Francis Dam disaster of March 1928.

First image possibly taken near Isbell School showing buildings and trees that are still standing, but debris and some fallen trees or bushes and water in…

St. Francis Dam Flood Damage
St. Francis Dam flood damage looking east from San Cayetano.
Part of lots 39 & 75 at Pasadena Ave., San Cayetano, Bardsdale
Ave. Image shows tree debris between two rows of citrus trees in what appears to be an orchard.

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Ventura Harbor Flood Damage, 1969
Flood damage to the Ventura Harbor from a 1969 storm. Image shows some boats docked in high water. Street in foreground, mountains in background.

Aerial View of Ventura Harbor, 1969
Aerial view of Ventura Harbor looking southeast from over a mobile home park. Shows major flooding of the harbor. Ocean along the top of the image.

St. Francis Dam Flood Near Bardsdale
Panorama of the landscape east of Bardsdale flooded by the St. Francis Dam Disaster. A farmhouse or barn is visible at the bottom of the panorama, on the edge of the flooded landscape.

Text in bottom right of photo reads, "Flooded Area East of…

Flood Wreckage, Ventura Marina
Photograph shows about seven crashed and overturned boats, some sailboats, with waves breaking in the background in Ventura Harbor.
Ventura County Star-Free Press photo [SFP 690227.2]

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Ventura Harbor Flooded
A view of Ventura Harbor in a flood with partially sunken boats in view and debris around the docks.

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Flood Scene in Santa Paula
Scene of flood wreckage left by the St. Francis Dam disaster. A house that has been displaced shown amidst debris and fallen trees. This is below Harvard at approximately 4th Street near Isbell School in Santa Paula. This photo is zoomed in from…

Ventura River Flood Damage, 1914
Bird's eye view of Ventura River flood damage from 1914.

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Flood Area East of Camulos
Birds eye view of flood area east of Camulos, 18 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area Opposite Fillmore
Birds eye view of flooded area opposite Fillmore, 18 Mar. 1928 Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area at Santa Paula
Birds eye view of flooded area at Santa Paula, 16 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area East of Santa Paula
Birds eye view of flooded area east of Santa Paula, 17 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928. View of Santa Clara River Valley.

Ruins of San Francisquito Reservoir
Birds eye view of ruins of San Francisquito Reservoir in Los Angeles County, 20 Mar. 1928, resulting from St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

View of Flooded Area East of Camulos
Birds eye view of flooded area east of Camulos, 18 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area West of Kemp Station
Birds eye view of flooded area west of Kemp Station, 18 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flood Area Near Piru, 1928
"Flood area near Piru. Ventura, CA 17 Mar. 1928", birds eye view. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area at Castaic Junction, 1928
Birds eye view of flooded area at Castaic Junction in Los Angeles County, 18 March 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area West of Santa Paula, 1928
Birds eye view of flooded area west of Santa Paula, 17 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area at Montalvo, 1928
Flooded area at Montalvo, Ventura County, Cal., 16 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Ruins of San Francisquito Reservoir
Birds eye view of ruins of San Francisquito Reservoir in Los Angeles County, 20 Mar. 1928, resulting from St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.
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