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Panorama of Ventura Postcard
A panoramic view of Ventura, looking over houses and towards the mountains. A red train cuts across the left of the image, just past a railroad intersection with a large street.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal (Panama/California Exposition, San Diego,…

Birdseye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Birdseye View Ventura, Cal."
View of a street intersection, with an oil silo in the left foreground,in front of train tracks. The city sprawls behind it, a mix of businesses and houses. Rolling hillsides are in the background.
[Brakey,…

Loading Oil on Railroad Tank Cars
Closeup view of tank cars being loaded with oil.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

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American Beet Sugar Factory in Oxnard, California.

Old Horse Car and Depot postcard
View of train and horse car depot. Horses are pulling a trolley and several wagons. The depot building is behind the horse, and people are waiting at the depot. There are train tracks in the foreground. Caption at top: "Old Horse Car and Depot,…

Old Horse Car and Depot, Ventura, Cal. undated Color Post Card
View of train and horse car depot. Horses are pulling a trolley and several wagons. The depot building is behind the horse, and people are waiting at the depot. There are train tracks in the foreground. Caption at top: "Old Horse Car and Depot,…

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Ventura train station at Laurel and Front.

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American Beet Sugar Works, Oxnard, California

Saticoy Walnut Growers' Association House
"Saticoy Walnut Growers' Association House; First car of walnuts to J. Biderreiden & Co. via Santa Fe Route-Chicago." Image shows a large warehouse with several men lined up for the photograph outside of it. There is a train track with a large…

Freight Cars at Oxnard Sugar Factory
Closeup view of sugar beets piled into two freight cars on a track outside of the beet sugar factory in Oxnard. Factory buildings are in the background, and American flag flies above the buildings.

Southern Pacific Railroad Cut Near Somis, 1904
Southern Pacific Railroad cut, east of Somis. Railroad tracks are laid in a ditch between embankments. There is fencing along the land on the sides of the tracks.

Oil Well and Rig
Glossy photo of an oil well and rig, with a truck parked in view. A railroad track runs along the foreground and right side of image.

Two photos mounted on one cardboard.

Standard Derricks Along Railroad Tracks
Standard derricks are lined up along railroad tracks at Rincon Field. Railroad tracks run from foreground through the center of image, derricks and small buildings on left, utility poles on the right, and mountains in the background.

Continental Oil Company, San Miguelito Oil Field
View of San Miguelito Oil Field, with a Continetal Oil Company sign at the entrance. There is a railroad track in the foreground, oil tanks and equipment visible, and a hillside dotted with oil derricks along in the background. A Conoco motor oil…

Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant
Exterior view of Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant on Pacific Coast Highway. Railroad tracks in foreground, hills with oil derricks in background. Two images mounted on cardboard.

Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant
Exterior view of Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant on Pacific Coast Highway. Railroad tracks in foreground, hills with oil derricks in background. Two images mounted on cardboard.

Train Wreck West of Ventura, 1901
Scene of a train wreck occurring west of Ventura. Rail cars are seen laying across the tracks. Many men and women stand around the wrecked train cars along the tracks and along the fencing along the coastline. Mountains or hills on the right side of…

Piru Railroad Depot
Exterior view of the Piru Railroad Depot with a railroad track running alongside it in the image foreground. Sign reading "Piru" visible.

Dock Scene at Port Hueneme Commercial Harbor
Glossy photo of dock scene at Port of Hueneme Commercial Harbor. Image shows many docked ships in background. Prominent in the foreground is a Whitcombe equipment train.

Pioneer Chili Packing Company
Exterior view of Pioneer Chili Packing Company, later the E.C. Ortega Company. It is a view of the building from across train tracks running next to the building. Next to the packing company, the Ortega Adobe is visible.

Ventura Railroad Station
View of the Ventura Railroad Station showing the depot building, several people in front of the building, and a train on the tracks. On the left of the image are two horse drawn wagons for Hotel DeLeon and Hotel Anacapa presumably waiting for or…

Ventura Train Depot, Bird's Eye View
Bird's eye view of groups of people standing around the exterior of the San Buenaventura Railroad Depot. There are men, women, and children in the scene. Some people hold on to bikes and there is one dog in the scene. Railroad tracks are visible at…
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