Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures


Piru Rancho: The Next Great Oil Field by F.A. Pattee — The Land of Sunshine, November 1900.
George Lechler, Pioneer Piru Apiarist by Eleanor Quigley — Los Angeles Herald Illustrated Magazine, 3-16-1902.
The Garden of Eden that might have been by Leon Worden • The Signal, 7-15-1998.
Timeline: David C. Cook, Founder of Piru • Cook Communications Ministries, 2001.
The Scott Family in Piru, 1890s • from Homer W. Scott, January 2001.
Story of the Piru Mansion by Ruth Newhall • Old Town Newhall Gazette, September 1997.
Video: Original Piru Mansion Interiors Scenes from "Curse of the Black Widow," ABC 1977.
Lechler Museum Collection Headed for Auction Block Los Angeles Times, 8-24-2000.
Piru Cemetery: What Killed the Baum and Snider Kids? by Leon Worden, 4-19-2012.

LW2245 - Piru Cemetery: Grave of George Stockton, a Laborer, 1852-1891.
LW2560 - Map: Oil Well Locations from Fillmore to Camulos, 1900.
LW2258a - Piru Mansion & Grounds, 1900.
LW2258d - Piru Oil Field, 2 Views, 1900.
LW2019 - Juan José Fustero, Tataviam Indian, ca. 1910s. 98K.
LW2064 - Bird's Eye View of Piru City, California, 1910. 55K.
LW2063 - Mountain View Hotel, Sepia Postcard, ca. 1910. 72K.
LW2010 - Piru Canyon Bridge, Color Postcard, 1910s. 130K.
LW2031 - Piru Church, Postcard, 1920s. 98K.
LW2244 - Piru Cemetery: Graves of Gottardi Family, St. Francis Dam Victims (mother & five children), d. 3-13-1928.
HI3401 - Warring Stone House, 1934.
LW2028 - Mansion Brand Fruit Label, Piru, Pre-1950. Color, 163K.
LW2046 - Weaver Brand Fruit Label, Piru, Pre-1950. Color, 163K.
HA5001 - The Piru Mansion, 1950s. 140K.
TN1989 - Ruth & Scott Newhall at the Piru Mansion, 1989.
SG9302 - Ruth Newhall at the Piru Mansion, 3-24-1993.
LW2086 - The Piru Mansion, Rebuilt. 66K.
JJ2006 - Aerial View of Piru, 1990s.
LW2462 - Christina Aguilera on SPRR Piru Creek Bridge for "Burlesque," 2 Views, 2009.
HI1201 - Piru Mansion, Interiors & Exteriors. 11 Views, 2012.
HI1202 - Warring Stone House, 5 Views, 2012.
LW2461 - 1902 SPRR Piru Creek Bridge, 12 Views, 9-7-2013.
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