Two Santa Paula Flood Images

Image

Image 1 of 2 Santa Paula Flood Images
Image 2 of 2 Santa Paula Flood Images

Title

Two Santa Paula Flood Images

Identifier

8622

Description

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 the foreground.

Second image shows a pool of water in foreground with about four small homes or buildings that are intact, but are coming off their foundations. South Mountain faintly visible in the background. This location is where the Santa Paula Freeway goes through (2022).

Creator

Harding

Date

1928

Format

16.5 x 11 cm (each image)
Black and white photograph

Subject

Flood damage
Saint Francis Dam (Calif.)
Dam failures--California

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Santa Paula (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

Collection

Citation

Harding, “Two Santa Paula Flood Images,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed November 29, 2022, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4981.