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Associated Compressor Plant - Ventura
Bird's eye view of an oil field with a building in the foreground. Photo is labeled "Associated Compressor Plant - Ventura." Numerous oil derricks in the background.

This image is numbered "Anderson 21" and is part of a collection of photographs…

Bird's Eye View of Main and Palm Streets, July 4 Parade
Bird's eye view from Main and Palm Streets of the Fourth of July Parade in Ventura. Spectators are standing along the street and in storefronts, horse-drawn carriages and horses in the street.

Bird's Eye View of Oxnard Plain from Camarillo Heights
Scenic view of the Oxnard Plain looking south from Camarillo Heights. Mainly agricultural fields in view along with a few scattered houses. Mountain rain spans across the middle of the image, with clouds making up the top half of image.

Aerial View of San Buenaventura Mission
Bird's eye view of the San Buenaventura Mission and the town looking southeast from Poli Street. Various buildings and what appears to be a large garden plot area can be seen.

Bird's Eye View of San Buenaventura, Cal 1877
Mounted photograph of map. Photo is black and white, original map is in color. Map is number M0230, available to view here. Shows view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf,…

Buildings of Russell Ranch Headquarters
Bird's eye view of the buildings of he Russell Ranch Headquarters, Conejo. Buildings are surrounded by land dotted with trees. Currently this is under Westlake Lake (2022).

Camping at Pierpont Bay
Bird's eye view of men, women, and children actively setting up a camping tent and campground. There is a car with people and a dog inside parked alongside the tent on what appears to be a road in the sand. The beach in the background appears to be…

Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California postcard
Bird's eye view of the Conejo Grade. Postcard reads "Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California."
[Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 847 & 104181]

Crude Oil Storage Tanks
Bird's eye view of several crude oil storage tanks.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Distant View of Santa Paula, 1891
Distant view looking down on Santa Paula in 1891 from atop a hill. Grass and a house are in the foreground, and spread out houses and buildings dot the scene. Mountains are in the background of the image. This image is the left half of a panorama…

Downtown Plaza in Oxnard
A panoramic view of the downtown plaza in Oxnard and surrounding streets. View shows Poggie's Drug Store, Oxnard Courier, Charles Rowe Livery & Feed Stable, Eagle Bathhouse, Oxnard Fire Station, L.B. Hdw & Impl. Co., Louis Brenneis Machine-Implement…

gp202.jpg
Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

gp197.jpg
Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

Downtown Ventura, California 1923
Panorama of downtown Ventura looking down California Street toward the ocean from Poli Street.

Four hundred (400) acres of Lemons, Limoneira Ranch postcard
Bird's Eye View of Lemoneria [Limoneira] Ranch and its surrounding 400 acres of Lemon trees with mountains in the background.
[Rieder, M., Publ., Los Angeles, Cal. And Dresden, 6718]

Funeral procession outside of San Buenaventura Mission
Funeral procession about to leave the San Buenaventura Mission. The Reilly building, Armory Hall, and Anacapa Brewery can be see in the photo. Hearse and carriages are all horse-drawn.

Hauling Grain to Hueneme
Hauling grain to Hueneme from Calleguas Ranch above dam. Bird's eye view shows numerous wagons filled with sacks of grain pulled by teams of horses or mules going one direction. Next to them are empty wagons pulled by horse or mule teams going in the…

Highway 101 at Lewis Road in Camarillo
Bird's eye view of the intersection of Lewis Road and Highway 101 in Camarillo, CA. Photo possibly taken from St. Mary Magdalene Chapel tower. Image shows many buildings, cars parked and mid drive, and a railroad track and crossing. In the background…

Hill School and Santa Clara House, Bird's eye view
Birds Eye view of Hill School and Santa Clara House in the lower left of the image. The ocean is visible in the background.

Library records indicate that Santa Clara House is "now Poinsettia Hotel."

Hueneme Wharf and Beach Scene
Bird's eye view of a very crowded wharf, beach, and boardwalk at Hueneme. Shore in foreground and houses in the background.

Limoneira Ranch, Bird's Eye View
A bird's eye view of Limoneira Ranch with vast fields and/or orchards and some buildings and houses in the scene. There appear to be taller lines of trees as well, possibly wind rows.

Main Street, Ventura, 1870s
Bird's eye view of Main Street looking east from Ventura Avenue. Several storefronts are visible, including a bakery. Hill school visible, which was built in 1873. Image taken in the 1870s, but after 1873.

Two duplicate photos in collection.…

Oil Field Scene
Bird's eye view of a large oil field with oil derricks, buildings, trucks, equipment, and workers on the scene. Library records indicate it is possibly "Shell Oil Company Taylor Lease, Ventura Field." Two images mounted on white cardboard.

Oil Well Rig Bird's Eye View
Bird's eye view of oil well rig with cars and equipment all around it on a hilltop. Location unclear, but library records indicate it may be "Shell Oil Company Taylor Lease, Ventura Field." Background show another hillside to the right of image with…

Ojai Valley From Grade Road
Panoramic bird's eye view of Ojai Valley from Grade Road, looking west. Image is mounted. Card attached to photo reads "P212, collection of old photos, 75 to 100 in number."
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