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Title
On the Roosevelt Highway North of Santa Monica, California
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1930
Contributing Institution
Pepperdine University, Special Collections and University Archives
Collection
Eric Wienberg Collection of Malibu Matchbooks, Postcards, and Collectables
Rights Information
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Description
Just north/west of Malibu, cars pass around the south side of Bass Rock at Point Mugu. A narrow road was blasted around the headlands of the rock in 1924 to connect Oxnard with Malibu in anticipation of a state highway linked with Santa Monica. This narrow coastal road around Point Mugu turned out to be so risky to travelers that it gained the name "Dead Man's Rock." [Source: Nathan Masters, KCET]
Identifier
http://cdm15730.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15730coll18/id/1014
Subject
Mugu, Point (Calif.)

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