Newhall | Downtown
History of Downtown Newhall by Arthur B. Perkins • HSSC Quarterly, December 1958.
Henry Newhall Builds An Empire by Leon Worden • The Signal, 6-7-1995
Visit to Lyons Station to Check Out Oil Rumors, Los Angeles Herald, 3-28-1875.
The San Fernando (Incl. Newhall/Pico) Oil Region (Incl. Pioneer Refinery) Titusville Morning Herald • 1-9-1877
Death of H.M. Newhall • (San Francisco, CA) California Spirit of the Times and Underwriters' Journal, 3-18-1882
Description of Newhall Town & Pico Oil Equipment • Los Angeles Times, 9-26-1882.
Newhall of the 1880s by George Massie • Gold Prospector, September 1989
Severe Storms Wash Out SCV Train Tracks, Bridges • February-March 1884.
Southern Hotel Burns Down, 10-23-1888 • News Reports, October 1888.
George Campton Biography • Pen Pictures from the Garden of the World, 1889.
Newhall and Acton Men Fight for Hydraulic Mining • News Reports, 1-1892.
Lancaster Bank Robbers Lead Posse to Newhall; 1 Dead Bakersfield Californian, 3-12-1924
Pioneer Oil Refinery 1876: The First Successful Refinery in California • ASME, 9-27-1975.
The 'Pioneer': California's First Successful Oil Refinery by Leon Worden • The Signal, July 1997
City Acts to Save Newhall's Pioneer Oil Refinery by Leon Worden • The Signal, 10-2-2004
Newhall By Any Other Name ... is Elayon by Leon Worden • The Signal, 2-24-2004
History of the Short-Lived Southern Hotel by Pat Saletore • The Gazette, Jan.-Feb. 2006
Newhall Chamber of Commerce: By-laws & First-Year Minutes • Organized 2-21-1923.
History of the Sheriff's Newhall Substation by Leon Worden • The Signal, 11-8-1996
Tom Frew & Sons, Newhall Blacksmiths by Ruth Waldo Newhall • The Gazette, December 1996
Dorothy Lewis Kupcha's Memoirs of Life in Newhall, 1918-1931 • December 2003
John Olmstead's Live Oak Manor Cacti Gardens (Needham Ranch) • News reports, 1930s.
Newhall Businesses Moved for San Fernando Road Widening • The Signal, 6-6-1935
History of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church • from Brunner's 1940 History.
Newhall Community Hospital, Est. 1922 • From Brunner's 1940 History.
Newhall Community Hospital Moves to 6th & Spruce Streets • News reports, 1926.
Dr. Sarah L. Murray's Newhall Emergency Hospital, Est. 1930 • From Brunner's 1940 History.
History of Newhall Ambulance Service • From Brunner's 1940 History.
History of Newhall Dentistry • From Brunner's 1940 History.
History of Wildwood Sanatorium (TB), Happy Valley-Newhall • From Brunner's 1940 History.
Wildwood Sanatorium in the News • News reports, 1920s-1940s.
Arcadia-Wayman Street Oil Boom of 1948-49; Starts in C.M. MacDougall's Backyard • News Reports, 1948-1949.
Oil's Well that Ends Well: Milfred Yant's Long Con Pays Off at Confusion Hill • TIME Magazine, 12-19-1949.
Newhall County Water District: An Historical Perspective By Jennifer Hamilton • NCWD 1999 Annual Report
Perkins Perseverance: Part of SCV's Water History By Nancy Jordan • NCWD, June 2001
Bygone Days Of A Town Called Newhall by Judy Stevens • The Gazette, Feb.-March 1997
Disney to Donate Buffalo Herd to Hart Park • The Signal, 4-12-1962
Disney Donates Buffalo to Hart Park Ralph Story-CBS Radio Program, 4-16-1962.
Disney Buffalo Transferred to Hart Park • The Signal, 4-19-1962
County Letters: Hart Buffalo Herd Grows • 1962-64
Hart Bison Were Almost Burgers by Leon Worden • The Signal, 1-13-2001
Valley News Carrier Outing to Circle K Ranch, Whitney Canyon • Valley News, 2-5-1965
Phone Business Office (Pardee House) Has Seen Local History by A.B. Perkins • The Sentinel, 4-28-1965
Don G., Aggie & Newhall Hardware by Dan Hon • The Gazette, Nov.-Dec. 1995
Bobbie Trueblood's Old Newhall Memories by Ruth Waldo Newhall • The Gazette, Spring 1996
Revitalizing Newhall: An 80-Year Saga by Leon Worden • The Signal, 6-25-1997
Big Party Marks Newhall Hardware's 50th Anniversary by Leon Worden • The Signal, 8-13-1997
8th Street Home Popular with Vaudeville Greats by Norman & Cynthia Harris • Old Town Newhall Gazette, May-June 1998.
Chronological History of the Needham Ranch • 4-16-2002
Happy 55th Birthday, Newhall Hardware • Signal Editorial, 8-17-2002
Newhall Land Sold to Lennar-LNR by Leon Worden • The Signal, 1-28-2004
Henry Clay Needham: A Different Vision for Newhall by Leon Worden • Valley Living Magazine, February 2006
Downtown Newhall Historic Resources Survey & Impact Analysis • City of Santa Clarita, March 2005.
Downtown Newhall Specific Plan: Eligible/Potentially Eligible Properties (Superseded 2012) • Draft 2005, Adopted 2007.
1876: Southern Pacific Tunnels Through by Alan Pollack• Heritage Junction Dispatch, July-August 2010
The Brothers Lyon and Their Stagecoach Station by Dr. Alan Pollack, Dispatch, Sep.-Oct. 2012
OLPH Catholic Church: Rooted in History, Looking to Future by Patti Rasmussen, 8-15-2013
Jones Family and the Newhall (former Swall) Hotel, 1920s-1950s by Patte Dee McKee, 3-18-2014
Memorial Day Afternoon at the Newhall A&W by Darryl Manzer, 5-27-2014
HS9029 - Wiley's Windlass, 1950s (modern drawing).
LW2304 - Surveyor's Map Showing Lyon's Station, 1875.
AP2311 - First House at Lyon's Station.
AP2306 - Toll House Below Beale's Cut, Post-1863.
AP0111 - Lyon's Station? ca 1870s.
SL2273 - Artist's Rendering of Newhall, 1878-80.
AP0607 - Railroad Avenue, ~1879.
Newhall Post Office
History of Newhall Post Office; Postmasters 1877-1940 from Brunner's 1940 History
HS9027 - Envelope, Postmarked Newhall, 1-20-1881.
HS9028 - Envelope Addressed to Mrs. Ygnacio del Valle, Postmarked Newhall, 6-2-1884.
AL1893 - Postcard from John F. Powell, Ordering Pilsener beer, Postmarked Newhall, 6-20-1893.
LW2677 - Generic Postcard, Postmarked Newhall, 1-5-1914.
LW2702 - Postal Cover: Butterfield Overland Mail Centennial 1858-1958, Newhall Participates, Postmarked 10-8-1958.
AP0121 - 1878 Campton House, 8th & Spruce Street.
AP0615 - G. Campton's General Store, ~1880.
AP0616 - G. Campton's General Store, ~1880.
AP2926 - Pioneer Oil Refinery, ~1880. 55K.
LW2274 - Town View Showing Newhall School and Southern Hotel, 1879-1887.
AP2708 - Southern Hotel, 1878-1887.
HS2003 - Stagecoach at the Southern Hotel, 1880s.
HS2001 - Gifford Home, ~1880s. 195K.
AP1006 - J.O. Newhall's General Store, 1880s.
LW2137 - San Fernando Railroad Tunnel in Newhall, Stereo Card, ~1880s. 66K.
AL1883 - Wells Fargo Letter and Envelope from Newhall to Norwalk, CA, Postmarked Newhall, 5-18-1883.
AP0622 - 1884 Home of John & Sarah Gifford.
SL8702 - Panoramic View of Newhall Showing Southern Hotel, ~1887.
AP0403 - Railroad Avenue with Mule Teams, 1887.
AP2706 - Railroad Avenue with Mule Teams (labeled), 1887.
AP1012 - Commercial Fruit Drying Operation in Newhall, late 1880s.
TF8801 - Sam Smith's Blacksmith Shop, 1888.
AL1888 - Wells Fargo Letter and Envelope from Newhall to Norwalk, CA, Postmarked Newhall, 6-7-1888.
AP2632 - Plat Map of Newhall (detail), 1889.
AP3011 - St. John's Subdivision (Map), 1880s-90s.
LW2736 - G. Campton's General Store, Ver. 3, R.E. Nickel Photo, ~1890.
AP0418 - Downtown Newhall, 1890-1891.
AP0602 - Newhall Train Depot, 1890s.
AP0112 - Railroad Avenue Panorama, 1890s.
AP0909 - Campton's General Store, 1890s.
HS9011 - Powell Home on Railroad Avenue, 1889-1896.
ap1010 - Powell Home on Railroad Avenue, 1890s-1900s.
AP0604 - Livery Stable, 1890s.
AP1528 - Livery Stable and 2nd Southern Hotel, ~1890-1900.
AP1529 - Dining Room, 2nd Southern Hotel, n.d.
HS0210 - Oil Exchange Saloon, 1890s.
LW2345 - Oil Exchange Saloon Tokens, circa 1890s, Unique.
MS0194 - Nick Rivera's Saloon, ~1890s.
LW2347 - Nick Rivera Saloon Token, circa 1890s, Unique.
LW2348 - S.P. Moore Pool Hall Token, circa 1890s, Unique.
LW2349 - A. Staudy/Stauty's Pool Hall Tokens, circa 1890s, Unique.
AL9201 - Billhead from G. Campton's General Store, 9-1-1892.
SW9801 - San Fernando (Train) Tunnel ~1898.
AL9901 - $500 Homeowners Insurance Policy FBO W.N. Forker, 6-8-1899.
LC0020 - Nick Rivera's Saloon, ~1900.
LC0010 - LaSalle's Meat Market, ~1900.
MS0157 - Railroad Avenue, ~1900.
AP2623 - Overview of Railroad Avenue, ~1900.
AP1617 - Ladies Shooting, ~1900.
HS9014 - John F. Powell at His Office in Newhall, 1903.
AP0105 - Gulley/Swall General Store & Meat Market, ~1904-1906.
AP0119 - Interior of Campton's General Store (as Lindenfeld & Landell), 1908.
AP0106 - Newhall Train Depot, 1909.
AP0109 - Spruce Street, ~1909.
US1010 - Woman Standing in Street (Spruce), Pardee Livery, 2nd Southern Hotel 1910.
LW2127 - San Fernando Railroad Tunnel in Newhall, Colorized Postcard, ~1910.
AP0516 - Railroad Avenue, ~1910.
AP1603 - Tom Frew's Blacksmith Shop, ~1910.
LW2201 - Postcard: "Greetings from Newhall, Cal.," ~1910s.
AL1911 - Postcard: "Birdseye View of Newhall, Cal.," ~1910s.
AP1725 - Hanging Tree on Railroad Avenue, ~1910s.
LW2223 - Pacific Coast Oil Co. Headquarters, ~1910s.
AP0727 - White Star Garage, Early 1910s.
LW2734 - L.A. Aqueduct: Cement Mixing Plant at South End of Newhall Auto Tunnel, ~1912.
LW2417 - Owens Valley Water Pipeline, ~1913.
LW2186 - Aqueduct Falls, aka The Cascades, South of Newhall, 1914.
Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, 1910-1938
Newhall (Auto) Tunnel Opens • News reports, 12-1910.
LW2187 - Newhall Auto Tunnel, 1914 (2 Views).
AL1914 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, Photograph, ~1914.
AP0705 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel Traffic, ~1920s.
LW2020 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, Color Postcard, 1920s.
AL1910 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, Real Photo Postcard, 1920s.
AL1920 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, South Portal, Real Photo Postcard, 1920s.
AL3033 - Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, South Portal, 2-7-1926.
AL2025 - Scene Near Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, Real Photo Postcard, 1920s.
AP1527 - Newhall Auto Tunnel Cut Lines, 1938.
AP1635 - Newhall Auto Tunnel Being Replaced, 1938.
AP0832 - Highway Replaces Newhall Auto Tunnel, 1938.
TS0101 - Bronze Plaques for Newhall Auto Tunnel, 2-2001.
AL1916 - Newhall Grade, ~1914.
LW2188 - Lunch on the Needham Ranch, 1914 (2 Views).
AP0703 - (First) OLPH Catholic Church, 1915-1961, 3 Views.
RL1601 - Downtown Newhall, Postcard, Marked 1916.
AP0719 - E. Chaix's Grocery Store, ~1916.
AP1524 - Spruce Street, 1916.
Trouble With Wobblies at Newhall and Saugus November-December 1916.
AP0704 - El-Dorado (Saloon) at Railroad & Market, ~1919.
AP0505 - Early Mixville in Newhall, c. 1916-1920.
AP1523 - Swall Hotel (Swall Block), 1920.
AP0723 - Frank Lassalle's Vineyard, Wiley Canyon, 1922.
GD2302 - Jesse Doty's Ford Garage (Interior), Multiple Photos, 1923.
GD2304 - Jesse Doty's Ford Garage (Exterior), Multiple Photos, 1923.
AP1622 - Fred R. Lamkin's Newhall Garage, 1920s.
AP0724 - Tom Frew II and Back Side of Blacksmith Shop, 1920s.
LW2113 - Newhall Movie Set, 1920s. 49K.
AL1932 - Fremont (Newhall) Pass, ~1920s.
AL1974 - Weldon Canyon, Newhall, Real Photo Postcard, ~1920s.
AP0234 - First Presbyterian Church (first structure), 1910s-20s.
AP0925 - Film Shoot at First Presbyterian Church, ~1920.
GR0210 - First Presbyterian Church (second structure), 1920s.
AP0227 - Postcard: Views of Newhall, 1920s.
AL1923 - Newhall Speed Limit Sign, Photograph, ~1920s.
LW2571 - Newhall Forest Ranger Station, 1923 | Corps Marks Forest's 75th Anniversary 1967.
AL3025 - Old Newhall Jail, 3-15-1925.
AL3026 - Old Newhall Jail, 6-14-1925.
SD0200 - Old Newhall Jail (1906-1939). Color Photo, 1960s.
AP0730 - Newhall Traffic Circle, ~1926.
LW2311 - Advertisement for Milleranche Development (Probably Wildwood Canyon), 4-11-1926.
SR2601 - French Village, ~1926.
AL1928 - Newhall Parade, ~1928.
FD2801 - L.A. County Fire: 1928 Soledad Division HQ, County Forestry Department, Newhall, 2 Views.
FD2803 - L.A. County Fire: Forestry (Fire) Pumper & 1928 Soledad Division HQ, Newhall.
FD2901 - L.A. County Fire: Asst. Fire Warden's 1929 Buick Squad Truck, Newhall.
SD0100 - Newhall Sheriff's Office, ~1928-1930.
HS9022 - Dam victims' bodies fill Newhall's Masonic hall, March 1928.
MO2901 - Travelers Kafe, San Fernando Road & 9th Street, 1929.
AL2029 - Pacific Telephone S Telegraph Directory with Newhall Listings, March, 1929.
JF3001 - Medicine Bottle from Newhall Pharmacy, 1920s-1930s.
SW3002 - Newhall Grade, Color Poscard, ~1930.
AP0735 - East Side of Spruce (Main), South of 8th, Early 1930s.
RB0007 - Newhall Constable's Office on Market Street, ~1930.
RB0004 - Prohibition: Newhall's Dry Squad (Multiple Views), ~1930.
LW2497 - Pioneer Oil Refinery, ~1930.
AP2822 - Market & Spruce, Snow in Winter 1931, 4 Views.
PH3101 - Christmas Tree in Newhall Traffic Circle, Winter 1931.
AC3102 - Spruce Street & Standard Station, Downtown Newhall, 7-25-1931.
SD0110 - Newhall Sheriff's Office, 1930s.
SD0115 - Newhall Sheriff's Office, 1930s.
LW2413 - Weldon Canyon on US-99, Newhall. Real Photo Postcard, 1930s.
FD3301 - L.A. County Fire: 1933 White 600-Gal. Pumper in Newhall.
SW3301 - Map Showing Location of Original Pioneer Cemetery, 1933 (Comparison to 1966).
SW3302 - Map Showing Location of Lyon's Station, 1933 (Comparison to 1875).
LW2125 - W.C. Fields at Home in Newhall (2 Views), ~1935.
AP1535 - T.M. Frew & Sons Blacksmith Shop, 1936.
FD3701 - L.A. County Fire: Assistant Fire Warden's 1937 Chevy Carryall Suburban, Newhall.
AL1939 - Newhall Train Depot, 1939. 101K.
DI4001 - Newhall 5-10-25 Cent Store, 1-14-1940.
LW2252 - Pioneer Oil Refinery, ~1940.
LW2499 - Pioneer Oil Refinery, Rear View, ~1940.
AP1516 - American Theater, ~1940s. Text by Bill Crowl.
LW2122 - Bridge Over Southern Pacific Railroad, Newhall Grade, 1940s?
FILM - Newsreel: Newhall Refinery On Fire, 1944.
HS9021 - Newhall Refinery Explosion ~1944.
AL1943 - Newhall Pharmacy ~1950.
LW2553 - Spruce & Market: Signal Gas, Newhall Pharmacy, Motor Stage Cafe, Etc. ~1950.
AL1944 - William S. Hart Home, Newhall, ~1940s.
JB4001 - Artifact: Newhall Dairy Farms Milk Bottle, ca. 1940s, Found in San Francisquito Canyon 10-15-2013.
JS4620 - Newhall Girl Scouts, 1946.
AP1835 - Havenstrite Oil Rig, ~1949 (3 Views).
AP2728 - Spruce Street, East Side, 8th to Market: M&N, Newhall Hardware, Safeway, more: 1948.
AP2722 - Spruce Street, West Side South of 8th: Newhall Refining, Losier's, Horton's, more: 1948.
AP2126 - Arcadia-Wayman Street Oil Boom, 9 Views, 1948-1949.
HS4901 - Placerita Oil Field (Confusion Hill), 11x28 Poster, 1949.
AP0833 - Placerita Oil Field (Confusion Hill), ~1950.
AP2522 - Pioneer Oil Refinery, 1950s.
AP1520 - First Presbyterian Church • Fellowship Hall, 1950s.
SD0120 - Newhall Sheriff's Office, 1950s.
SD0120a - Newhall Sheriff's Office (detail), 1950s.
AL1950 - William S. Hart Residence, Newhall, RPPC Postcard, ~1950s.
AL1958 - U.S. Forest Service, Newhall, 1950s.
BH0300 - Dr. Sarah L. Murray's Office, 1950-52.
AP1036 - Original Pioneer Cemetery near Lyon's Station (Pre-move), ~1950s.
AP1037 - Sanford Lyon's Headstone in Original Pioneer Cemetery (Pre-move), ~1950s.
SW5201 - Old Newhall Jail, 2 Views, 1-10-1952.
LW2047 - Newhall Oil Property, Aerial Photo, 1952.
LW2048 - Newhall Oil Property, Aerial Photo, 1952.
LW2049 - Newhall Oil Property, Aerial Photo, 1952.
LW2495 - Natural Gas Metering Station, 2 Views, 1955.
RM5201 - Newhall Radio & Television Service Co., 1952-56 (4 Views).
AP0826 - Newhall County Library Dedication, 11-18-1957.
HG5705 - Newhall Ambulance Service, Late 1950s.
MG5801 - Happy Valley, Looking Toward Future Valencia, Jan. 1958.
FD5801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73 Dedication, Newhall, July 1958.
HS0733 - Newhall Flower & Gift Shop, 24319, San Fernando Road, 1958.
HS0750 - Howdy Cleaners, San Fernando Road (2 Views), 1958-59.
HS5920 - Mel Knagg's Union Service, San Fernando Road, 1959.
HS5905 - Newhall Refinery, 1959.
HS0732 - Vanasen's Auto Electric Service, San Fernando Road (2 Views), 1959.
HS0748 - Newhall Paint, Newhall Appliances, Lorraine Cleaners, 1959.
BH5902 - Installing Christmas Street Decorations, San Fernando Road, 1950s.
AP1521 - Pardee House as Pacific Telephone Business Office, 1950s or early 1960s.
HS6001 - Mode O'Day Dress Shop, San Fernando Road (2 Views), 1960.
HS0749 - Bamboo Cafe, 10th & Spruce Streets, 1960.
HS0749b - Street Signs: Intersection of 10th & Spruce, 1960.
HS6115 - Mary Ellen's, San Fernando Road, 1961.
HS6101 - Newhall Hardware, San Fernando Road, 1961.
HS6105 - Newhall-Saugus Lumber, Valley Street, 1961.
HS6120 - Powell's Richfield Service, San Fernando Road, 1961.
HS6110 - William D. Ross, DDS, San Fernando Road, 1961.
OLPH081361 - First Mass in New OLPH Catholic Church Location, 8-13-1961.
AP1531 - Christmas Street Decorations, San Fernando Road, Early 1960s (2 Views).
LW2133 - Souvenir Marshal's Badge, William S. Hart Park, ~1960s
LW6901 - Golden State Memorial Hospital Advertisement, 1969.
LW7002 - Postcard, "Greetings From Friendly Valley," 1970.
LW2312 - Southern Pacific Passenger Train in the Snow, 12-19-1970.
FD7001 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73, Newhall, 1970s.
TN7301 - Plaza Theatre, Lyons Avenue, May 1973.
TN7302 - Plaza Theatre & Newhall Bowl, Lyons Avenue, May 1973.
TN7401 - Downtown Newhall in the Snow, 1-4-1974.
NH0100 - Newhall Hardware, 2-27-1976.
LW2102 - Downtown Newhall Walk of Western Stars Inductees, 1981-Present.
LW2697 - Way Station Coffee Shop, 2 Views, Summer 1995.
LW2513 - Newhall Hardware 50th Anniversary Celebration, 7 Views, 8-16-1997.
LW2180 - Pole Barn at William S. Hart Park, ~1998.
LW2150 - Demolition: 24867 Walnut Street (A Bermite House). 8 Views, 1-6-2002.
LW2151 - Demolition: 24713 Arcadia Street. 3 Views, 1-6-2002.
LW2153 - Needham Ranch Tour with Mark Gates. 9 Views, 2-3-2002.
LW2425 - Gate-King Industrial Park Project Site Map (Needham Ranch), 2003.
LW2251 - Pioneer Oil Refinery's 150-bbl Cheesebox Still, 10-1-2004.
Video - Demolition of Moore's Sub Shop, 24158 San Fernando Road, 7-11-2007.
FD0801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73, Newhall, 2008.
TV1201 - Avery Block Demolition (Wanjon-Automotive Technology), Multiple Views, 6-28-2012
OLPH1029102 - Groundbreaking: OLPH Catholic Church Parking Lot, 10-29-2012
TV1301 - Berry Petroleum Co.'s Placerita Oil Field, Multiple Views, 2-22-2013
SC1303 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle) at Newhall Ave. & Main Street: Design Plan.
SC1101 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle): Animation.
SC1302 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle): Locator Map.
SC1304 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle): Groundbreaking 7-23-2013.
SC1301 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle) Under Construction, 7 Views, 8-15-2013.
LW2485 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle) Takes Shape, 7 Views, 9-28-2013.
LW2501 - Newhall Roundabout (Traffic Circle) Construction, 7 Views, 10-13-2013.
Gallery - Marine Fossils, Newhall Creek (Placerita Canyon area), 7 Views, Collected 2014.
LW2744 - Wildwood Sanatorium Cabin No. 11, Cross Street, Happy Valley. Multiple Views, 11-23-2014.
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