Cars Buried by Flooding after St. Francis Dam Failure

Image

Cars Buried by Flooding after St. Francis Dam Failure

Title

Cars Buried by Flooding after St. Francis Dam Failure

Identifier

13779

Source

Donated by: Maxine V. Tichenor, 1987

Description

View of two cars mostly submerged in what appears to be mud and rocks after the St. Francis Dam failure. Photograph notes state "Our car parked below all that's left of dam site."

Creator

Unknown

Date

1928

Format

20.1 x 25.5 cm
Black and white photograph

Subject

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

Coverage

California
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Ventura County (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Tags

Citation

Unknown, “Cars Buried by Flooding after St. Francis Dam Failure,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed February 1, 2023, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5418.