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Highway 101 and Causeway Postcard
Photograph of Highway 101 and the parallel causeway titled "S.B. 101 Causeway, Coast Highway, Between Ventura and Santa Barbara, California" with the handwritten note: "Part of this Blvd. washed out last week - with high tides." A few cars are…

Rail Cars Stopped at Oxnard Rail Depot
Image of trains stopped on tracks. On the right of the image there is a passenger train while one row over is a freight train. Visible in the background is the Oxnard rail depot. On the far right there is a building with a sign for the "Standard Oil…

Oxnard Rail Depot during World War II
Bird's eye view of the Oxnard Railroad depot. Building on the left has small sign of "Oxnard." There is a man standing on the deck on the far left of the image. On the right there are four rows of freight trains.

Freight Train Stopped on Tracks
Image of freight train cars stopped in front of buildings. Container on the right has "Chicago and North Western" and "Route of the 400 and the Streamliners" written on the side. Building in the background has logo for Sunkist. A set of tracks in…

Saticoy Railroad Depot
Exterior view of the Saticoy Railroad Depot with a train coming into or leaving the station. Huge plumes of dark smoke come out of the train. Railroad tracks in foreground of image. Building across the tracks from the station visible on right of…

Ojai Valley Band
Group photo of the Ojai Valley Band posed in a row in front of a train. There are passengers on the train as well as train conductors. Library records indicate "First train to the [Ojai] Valley 12 Mar 1898."

L-R: Charles Mathew; Charles Gibson;…

Loading Limoneira Lemons
Mule drawn wagons loaded with lemons from Limoneira Ranch line up alongside boxcars. Men are seen on the wagons holding on to crates they will be loading. One of the boxcars reads "Ventilated Refrigerator" along the side. Caption on bottom of photo…

Loading a Freight Car with Lima Bean Toast
A freight car in background is being loaded by two men with boxes of Bill Baker's Lima Bean Toast in Ojai. Two trucks from Bill Baker's Bakery are parked in front of the train car. In front of the trucks, two men in suits are shaking hands. A dog is…

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Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Railroad Depot building. It is decorated with US flags and there is a woman standing at the left of the image. There is a sign on the building that reads: "San Buenaventura to San Francisco 500(?) miles." The…

Train on Ojai Branch
Closeup view of a train on a track that appears to be in motion, moving toward the viewer. A man in the foreground left watches the train as do two other people a little distance away from the man. According to library records: The train is "on the…

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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…

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.

Santa Paula Railroad Station in Oval Frame
A very large crowd gathers at the Santa Paula Railroad Station. Image is a photograph of a photograph in an ornate oval frame.

Crowd at Santa Paula Depot, 100th Anniversary of Railroad's Arrival
Group photo of a large crowd gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Southern Pacific Railroad coming to Santa Paula. The crowds cheers and watches a diesel engine pull a ceremonial 100th anniversary train into the station. Train in the…

Santa Paula Railroad Centennial Celebration
A large crowd gathers around the outside of the Santa Paula Railroad Station and on the opposite side of the station across train tracks to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the first trains coming through Santa Paula. Railroad tracks run…

Santa Paula Railroad Centennial Celebration
A large crowd gathers around the outside of the Santa Paula Railroad Station to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the first trains coming through Santa Paula. The railroad tracks are in the foreground. Some children and adults are seen…

Maria Sanchez Outdoor Portrait
Outdoors full portrait of Maria (Mary) Sanchez, standing in a fenced in yard. She is turned to her left, with arms behind her back, facing the viewer. She wears a long light-colored dress and pumps. There is a train in the background.

Max Riave and Hal Lovette
Color snapshot of Max Riave, left, and Hal Lovette. They appear to be stepping off of a bus or train. Museum records indicate that Max became a trip organizer after retirement so he and his wife, Ruth, could travel and enjoy their retirement.

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Moorpark, Bird's Eye View post card
A view of Moorpark, with a school, church, residences in view. Orchards and mountains are in the background. Simi Hills visible.
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Gathering at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
Gathering at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Ventura to greet Senator Bard.

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Man sitting on miniature train, Fillmore.

Gospel or Chapel Railroad Car
Chapel car packed full of travelling evangelists. A large group of people, including many children, gather in front of the chapel car. The chapel car has a sign advertising times for church services for children and Sunday meetings.

Ventura County Railroad
Snapshot of a the Ventura County Railroad train being boarded for an excursion from Oxnard to Hueneme. A large group of people can be seen gathered around the tracks and appear to be boarding an open air car.

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Image of mosaic commissioned by Museum Docent Council. Artistic representation of the development of transportation in Ventura County.

American Beet Sugar Works
American Beet Sugar Works building side exterior view, with train cars in foreground. Smoke pouring out of the smoke stacks visible.
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