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View 1. (2012-0738) shows berm of debri collected from subsiding waters -- View 2. (2012-0739) cement abutments for water control. Flood of Santa Paula (Ventura County) caused by the Saint Francis Dam disaster in March, 1928. View 1 shows berm of debri collected from subsiding waters before row of palm trees, and view 2 shows cement abutments for water control in sandy river bottom. The creation of St. Francis Dam in Los Angeles as a resevoir for diverting water from the San Franciscito River into the Santa Clara River, and as a collection area for the Los Angeles-Owens River Aquaduct, affected many towns and areas of the Santa Clara Valley in Ventura County, including Santa Paula. Dennis Kruska;
Photographs. Nonprojected graphic
2 photographic prints ; 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.
Floods--California--Saint Francis Dam Saint Francis Dam (Calif.)--Photographs Ventura County (Calif.)--Photographs Photographic prints
California Saint Francis Dam Saint Francis Dam (Calif.) Ventura County (Calif.)