Drill Holes for Explosives on Boulder

Image

Drill Holes for Explosives on Boulder

Title

Drill Holes for Explosives on Boulder

Identifier

8925

Description

Library records state: "One hundred-ten years after Thompson's powder monkeys blasted their way up the west slope of the Santa Susana Pass, the drill holes for black powder are still plainly visible. Stan Taylor (Principal of Abraham Lincoln School in Simi) points out one of three such "Star bit" marks in a huge boulder."

Creator

Unknown

Date

No date

Format

Black and White Photograph
12.7 x 18 cm

Subject

Santa Susana Pass
Roads--Design and construction
Explosives

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Source

Donated by: Charles Outland, 1983

Collection

Tags

Citation

Unknown, “Drill Holes for Explosives on Boulder,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed February 26, 2021, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/3306.