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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…

First Excursion Train to Ventura - Southern Pacific Railroad
First excursion train to Ventura - Southern Pacific Railroad. Men stand near the train and on the train. To the right, workers appear to be building, laying tracks.

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First Trainload of Lima Beans Shipped Out of Ventura County
A train is seen facing to the east. Museum records indicate this was the first train load of beans ever to be shipped out of Ventura County. Two men are standing on the train and 12 more are standing by the tracks.

Museum records indicate the…

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…

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Man sitting on miniature train, Fillmore.

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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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,…

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…

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 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.

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Train on railroad tracks.

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Train in neighborhood.

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

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.

Ventura Railroad Station with Horse Car
Mounted image of the Ventura Railroad Station with a horse car. The horse car is a single train car being pulled along the tracks by a horse. Also visible in this scene are a horse and cart, and a crowd of people in front of the station. Museum…
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