See also MELODY RANCH
50-Year Operating Agreement, Placerita Canyon State Park - Approved by L.A. County Supervisors 3-20-2012.
LW2181 - Lopez Gold Discovery in New York Newspaper, 10-1-1842.
California's REAL First Gold by Leon Worden · COINage magazine, October 2005
California Gold: The F. Lopez Discovery by Leon Worden · The Signal, January 1996
New Information About First Gold Discovery by Leon Worden · The Signal, 8-14-1996
The Walker Family of Placerita Canyon (Comprehensive History) by Leigh Nicolai-Moon · Placerita Canyon Nature Center Associates, 2002.
A Golden Legacy: The Walker Family of Placerita Canyon by Norinne De Gal · The Signal, 2-20-2000
L.A. County Geologic Report on Placerita White Oil (Oil Possibilities in the vicinity of Placerita Canyon County Park), 10-3-1974
A Crude Wonder: Placerita White Oil by Norinne De Gal · The Signal, 2-20-2000
Joseph Reynier & Family, SCV Pioneers by George Starbuck · January 2002
Placerita Gold: Sutter and Marshall Knew They Weren't the First by Leon Worden · Valley Living, April 2006
Disney ABC Studios Draft EIR: Historic & Paleontological Resources, 5-2012
1940 Census: Walker Family *Right-click to download
1940 Census: Walker Family Neighbors *Right-click to download
1940 Census Questionnaire
Berry Petroleum Co. 2011 Annual Report (4.1MB .pdf)
GS0000 - George Starbuck's Walker Family Collection.
GS3001 - "Cap" Harmon's Gold Mining Sluice, 1890s-1900s.
LW2203 - Generic Woodcut of a Gold Sluicing Operation.
LW2257 - Placerita White Oil Gusher, 2 Views, 1900.
GS2015 - Herman Mosher's oil well and boiler in Placerita Canyon, early 1900s.
GS0200 - Walker Homestead, ca. 1910s. 130K.
LW2323 - Quigley Canyon? Corral in "The Last Roundup" (1929).
LW2219 - Film Set, Placerita Canyon, early 1930s.
GS3601 - Frank Walker's Buffalo, ca. 1936.
LW2045 - Brochure for Walker's Placerita Gold Panning Camp, pre-1938.
Plane Crash Near Newhall Kills 2 · The Signal, 1-14-1937
DS3701-2 - Boeing 247 Crash on Mt. Piñetos, 1-12-1937.
AL1938 - William S. Hart and Andy Jauregui, Jauregui Ranch, Placerita Canyon, 1938. 228K.
LW2242 - Lobby Card, "Lawless Code," showing Walker Cabin, 1949.
AL1959 - Oil Wells and Los Angeles Aqueduct, Placerita Canyon, 1950's. 145K.
CC5901 - Placerita State Park Dedication (2 Views), 1959.
LW2217 - Oak of the Golden Dream, Color Postcard, ca. 1963.
LW2352 - 1842/1948 Oak of the Golden Dream Medal (3 Varieties).
AL1969 - Canadian Club Whiskey Advertisement in New Yorker Magazine, Jauregui Ranch, Placerita Canyon, 2-22-1969.
RK7701 - Map: Sonny & Cher Bono's Placerita Canyon Property, ca. 1977.
LW2155 - "The Dukes of Hazzard" Television Series in Placerita Canyon (2 Views), 1979-1985.
GT9802 - Woman Rescued from Placerita Creek during El Nino Storm, 2-23-1998.
SG0904 - Oak of the Golden Dream (2 Views), 9-18-2004.
RK052312 - Disney's Golden Oak Ranch Sets. Multiple Views, 5-23-2012.
LW2256 - Placerita White Oil Seep. Multiple Views, 6-2-2012.