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Oil Derrick
Bird's eye view of an oil derrick that appears to be under construction. Construction equipment and scaffolding around the derrick is visible.

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

Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

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Scene of a section of Pacific Coast Highway during its construction, circa 1915. A smoothed out surface ready for paving is shown. Rocky mountainside is on the right of photo, ocean on the left of photo.

Pacific Coast Highway During Construction
Scene of a section of Pacific Coast Highway during its construction, circa 1915. Train cars on a track, a few men and other equipment is visible. Some smoke is visible at the top right of photo along the mountainside. Ocean on the left of photo.

Building a Jetty at Ventura Harbor
View of a jetty being lowered into the Ventura Harbor by a crane. A person stands on rocks between the crane on the right of photo and jetty on the left of photo.

Looking South on First Street postcard
A view looking down Fir Street, although caption at top reads: "Looking South on First Street, Ventura, Cal." There are buildings on both sides of the street, and palm trees are visible in the foreground.
[Benham Co., Los Angeles, Cal., 2379 and…

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Courthouse construction.

Construction of Casa Conejo
A man, possibly Jesse Wilbur and a young boy, son Carroll (Jack) Craig work on the construction of Conejo House (Wilbur Adobe).

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Construction of county courthouse in Poli Street.

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Courthouse construction.

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Main Street Bridge construction

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Construction scene with scaffolding.

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Construction of Main Street Ventura River bridge with scaffolding and construction worker.

Masonic Temple Ground Breaking
Group photo of residents standing on land going to be used to build the Masonic Temple on Santa Clara and California Streets in Ventura. Photo is made up of two photos.

Mexican Construction Crew at Casitas Dam
A Mexican construction crew is standing in the ditch of Casistas Dam with large bins of boulders between them. The men are holding or leaning on shovels. In the ditch are men identified as Gruemell and Donlon, but it is unclear which men they are.
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