St. Francis Dam Post Failure

Image

St. Francis Dam Post Failure

Title

St. Francis Dam Post Failure

Identifier

15515

Source

Oliva Collection, 1988

Description

Closeup view of the parts of the St. Francis Dam that were still standing after its failure and subsequent flooding in March 1928. Some people can be seen standing around the ruins.

Creator

Bernie's Photo Shop

Date

1928 March

Format

Sepia Photograph
18 x 28 cm

Subject

Dam failures--California
St. Francis Dam (Calif.)

Coverage

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

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Bernie's Photo Shop, “St. Francis Dam Post Failure,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed May 24, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4684.