Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
Saugus

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Saugus Cafe

Tales of the Saugus Café, by Jerry Reynolds.

LW2074 – Envelope From Tolfree’s Saugus Café, 1890.

BT1890 – Tolfree’s Dining Room (Saugus Café) inside Saugus Depot, 1890s.

BT1891 – SPRR Saugus Depot with Dining Room, 1890s.

HS2002 – Martin Wood’s Saugus Café, 1914.

AL3801 – MacDougall’s Saugus Cafe, Matchbook Cover, 1938.

HB5501 – Saugus Cafe in TV’s "Highway Patrol," 2 Views, 1955.

HG5701 – Saugus Cafe, Both Buildings, 3 Views, Late 1950s.

Saugus Elementary School

Saugus School Construction News reports, 1909-1910

OX1002 – Saugus Elementary School, Earliest Known Photo, 1910.

OX1001 – Original Saugus Elementary School, 2 Views, 1910.

OX2001 – Saugus Elementary School, Expansion, ~1920s.

OX3601 – Saugus Elementary School, 1938 Version.

LW2043 – Saugus Elementary School Bell, 8-19-1998.

HB5601 – Saugus Elementary School: Kindergarten 1956.

Trouble With Wobblies at Newhall and Saugus November-December 1916.

Tom Vernon: 1929 Saugus Train Robbery

The Great Saugus Train Robbery. • (Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles Times, 11-11-1929

Tom Vernon and the Saugus Train Robbery by Dr. Alan Pollack • 11-2009

A New Ending For the Great Saugus Train Robbery of ’29 by Leon Worden • The Signal, 9-4-2004

PA2901-3 – Great Saugus Train Robbery: Engine No. 59, 11-11-1929 (3 Views).

PA2904-5 – Great Saugus Train Robbery: Cleaning Up the Wreckage, November 1929 (2 Views).

HS2911 – "Buffalo" Tom Vernon, aka Tom Averill, Saugus Train Robber of 1929.

CR5701 – "Buffalo" Tom Vernon, 1929 Train Robber, After Prison Release, 3 Views, 1957-58.

Saugus Airport (Newhall Intermediate Field)

See Also AIRCRAFT DOWN

RM4101 – Newhall Airport (Newhall Intermediate Field), 1930-47 (6 Views & Story).

WE3001 – Saugus/Newhall Airport Map, 1930.

LW2846 – Aviation Writer Devon Francis Takes First Solo Flight in a Hawley Bowlus Glider, 7-3-1941.

WE4601 – Saugus/Newhall Airport Map, 1946.

Gold-Silver Claims Contain Uranium, Thorium. California Mining Journal, October 1955

Keysor-Century Corp.

GT8604 – Keysor-Century Corp., Aerial View, ~1986.

Keysor-Century Calls it Quits by Brian Franks • The Signal, 12-23-2003


AL1976 – Southern Pacific Company, Standard Time Schedules, November, 1895.

AP1930 – Bercaw’s General Store, July 1907.

Saugus Division Aqueduct Workers Angered by Pay Cut, Spoiled Food • News reports, 1909.

One Aqueduct Worker Beats, Robs Another at Saugus • News reports, February 1910.

LW2735 – L.A. Aqueduct: Deadman Canyon Siphon Under Construction, Saugus, 1910.

GR0804 – Ranching in Saugus, 1910.

AP1924 – Downtown Saugus, 1910s.

AP1924a – Downtown Saugus (detail), 1910s.

AP1925 – L.A. Aqueduct Construction Camp at Saugus Junction, 1911.

AL1201 – Letter of Recommendation from L.A. Aqueduct Concrete Supt., Sent from Surrey, 1912.

LP1201 – Surrey Postmark, March 1912.

MJ1401 – Downtown Saugus, RPPC, Surrey Postmark, Mailed Early 1910s.

AL2014 – SPRR Saugus Depot, 1914.

LW2189 – Owens Valley Water Pipeline, 1914.

LW2191 – Camp at Elizabeth Lake, 6-15-1914.

AL1924 – Surrey Inn in Saugus (Interior), ~1910s.

HS1901 – 2 Wells Fargo Express Trucks at SPRR Saugus Depot, 1919.

HS1902 – 2 Locomotives at SPRR Saugus Depot, Late 1910s.

AC2000 – Downtown Saugus Main Street, 1920s.

HS9023 – Renfro’s Pharmacy in Saugus, mid/late 1920s.

AP1907 – Kellogg Home in Saugus (Valencia), ca. 1920s.

AL1924 – Surrey Inn in Saugus, ca. 1920s.

AL1925 – Saugus Garage in Saugus, ca. 1920s.

AL2121 – Downtown Saugus Aerial View, Real Photo Postcard (2 views), 8-3-1921.

LW2099 – "The Pilgrim": Charlie Chaplin at the SPRR Saugus Depot, 1923 (7 Views).

LW2722 – Wayfinding Signs at Saugus Junction, 1926.

DR2701 – Saugus Community Club House, 1927-1946.

AC3101 – Downtown Saugus Street Scene, 7-25-1931.

AL2032 – SPRR Saugus Depot, ca. 1930s-1940s.

AP1905 – Destruction of F.S. Wood’s Sandwich Shop, 1941.

LW2059 – Southern Pacific No. 4442 in Saugus, 1941. Postcard.

Film Clip – Saugus Junction with SPRR Cab Forward, Stock Footage, Late 1940s.

PA5201 – Coming Into SPRR Saugus Depot, ca. 1948.

HS2004 – Downtown Saugus, Mid-1950s.

LW2519 – Circle J Ranch, Matchbook Cover, 1940s-1950s.

JR0100 – Recipe from the Rib Cafe.

PA0100 – SPRR Saugus Depot, 1950s.

AP0829 – Inside Thatcher Glass, 1955.

HG5704 – Wood’s Garage, Late 1950s.

SW5801 – Saugus Oil Field Map: Location of Bermite No. 1 Oil Well • Union Oil 1958.

SW5901 – Saugus Oil Field Map: Location of Bonelli No. 2 Oil Well • Union Oil 1959.

AL1965 – SPRR Saugus Depot, 1965.

OX6501 – Saugus Rollerama, 1965.

LW2457 – Greetings from Saugus, Calif. Plastichrome Postcard, 1965-66.

AL7001 – SPRR Saugus Depot in Snow, 12-19-1970.

LW2249 – New-Home Billboard and Mustang Drive-in Marquee, 1973.

GT8802c – Morning Gridlock on Bouquet Canyon Road at Espuella, 2-1988.

HS8901 – SoCal Edison Saugus Substation Data Sheet, 1989. Gives Edison House History.

LW2076 – Lombardi Ranch Fruit Label, 1999.

LW2730 – Former Site of Saugus Community Club, aka Saugus Women’s Club, 23027 Drayton St., 6-21-2014.

HD1501 – Saugus High School, Aerial View, ~2015.

HD1502 – Architect’s Renderings of Saugus High School Auditorium, 2015.


Plum Canyon: Synergy-Brookfield LLC Keystone (Five Knolls) Subdivision

Bermite Powder Co.

Bermite Predecessor: Ex-Fighter Jim Jeffries & L.A. Powder Co., 1917, • News Reports, 1915-1920.

Halafax Explosives Co., Est. April 1935 (Bermite Predecessor), • Advertising & News Reports, 1934-36.

Halafax Explosives Co. Display Ad; Map, Contractors, • Los Angeles Times 4-22-1935.

LW2804 – Halafax Explosives Co. Advertisement, May 1935.

Bermite Powder Co. Expansion • News reports 1943.

About Patrick Lizza, Founder of Bermite Powder Co. • (Connellsville, Penn.) Daily Courier, 7-21-1944.

2 Killed in Flash at Bermite, 8-26-1969, • News Reports, August 1969.

Initial Site Assessments: Cross Valley Connector (East) & Golden Valley Bridge • L.A. County 2005-2006.

LW2107 – Bermite Powder Co. Security Guard Badge.

LW2552 – Women Assemble Fuses, Bermite Powder Co., ~1955.

LW2569 – Bemite Want Ad & Golden State Fireworks Ad, 1957.

LW2556 – Golden State Fireworks Ad: Simulated Atomic Explosion, 1956.

LW2618 – Bermite Powder Co. Want Ad, Los Angeles Exmaminer, 1-3-1961.

LW2751 – Whittaker Bermite Service Award Pendant, 12k G.F., Diamond, Rubies, 1967-1987.

GT9100 – Whittaker-Bermite Site, c. 1991. Aerial Photo.

LW2336 – DTSC Uses Bacteria to Rid Whittaker-Bermite of Perchlorate, 2013.

Saugus Speedway

Chronological History of Saugus Speedway, published 1982.

Dates of the Annual Saugus Rodeo, 1926-1953.

Rodeo Arena to be Built at Baker RanchThe Signal, 12-2-1926

Hoot Gibson Says He Has No AssetsAssociated Press, 9-27-1933

Fire Claims Old Barn at Saugus Speedway, 11-21-1996News reports, November 1996.

Baker Ranch Rodeo Featured in Films • The Signal, 2-25-2001

Video: Remembering Saugus SpeedwayCOC Cougar News, 6-16-2010.

1926 Saugus Rodeo

LW2311 – Baker Ranch Rodeo Program, 4-11-1926 (Prior to Contruction), 26 pages.

1927 Saugus Rodeo

DI2701 – 1927 Baker Ranch Rodeo: Grand Entry.

LW2238 – 1927 Baker Ranch Rodeo: Bronco Busting.

DI2702 – 1927 Baker Ranch Rodeo: Bronco Busting, 2 Views.

AL2026 – Advertising Postcard: Frank Smith Bulldogging, 1920s.

AL2027 – Advertising Postcard: Smoky Branch on "Glass Eye," 1920s.

AL2028 – Advertising Postcard: Ed Bowman Calf Roping, 1920s.

1928 Saugus Rodeo

CS2801 – Hoot Gibson at the Baker Ranch Rodeo in Saugus, 1928 (2 Views).

1929 Saugus Rodeo

AL1929 – Baker Ranch Rodeo Program, April 28, 1929.

LW2566 – Baker Ranch Rodeo, April 28, 1929.

LW2310 – Baker Ranch or Hoot Gibson Rodeo, 1920s-1930s.

1930 Saugus Rodeo

DI3020 – Grand Entry (Stagecoach), Baker Ranch Rodeo, April 27, 1930.

DI3021 – Bronco Busting, Baker Ranch Rodeo, April 27, 1930.

LW2169 – Hoot Gibson Rodeo, Real Photo Postcard, early 1930s.

1931 Saugus Rodeo

AL0431 – Hoot Gibson Rodeo Ticket, April 26, 1931 — with stadium layout.

1931 Fall Roundup

AL2031 – Hoot Gibson Rodeo, Annual Fall Roundup, Photograph, November 23, 1931.

1932 Saugus Rodeo

FILM: Hoot Gibson Ranch RodeoPathé Gazette, 5-1-1932.

LW2035 – Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo Ticket, 5-1-1932.

AL1934 – Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo Brochure, 5-1-1932.

AL1935 – Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo Entry Blank, 5-1-1932.

AL2095 – News Photo: Aerial Cowboy, Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo, 5-1-1932.

LP3201 – Bull Rider, Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo, 5-1-1932.

AL3032 – Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo Letter, and Envelope, June 20, 1932.

1933 Saugus Rodeo

FILM: Hoot Gibson Ranch RodeoPathé Gazette, 4-30-1933.

1935 Saugus Rodeo

LW2096 – Hoot Gibson Ranch Rodeo Ticket, April 28, 1935 (2 Views).

1937 Saugus Rodeo

AL1937 – Hill’s Ranch Rodeo Program, April 25, 1937.

LP3701 – High, Wide & Handsome: Russell Ray at Hill’s Ranch Rodeo, April 25, 1937.

JN3801 – Hill’s Ranch Rodeo, Great Flood of 3-2-1938.

1938 Saugus Rodeo

AL1904 – Promo Photo: Ann Morris, Bathing Beauty Cowgirl, Hills Ranch Rodeo, 4-20-1938.

1940 Saugus Rodeo

AL1940 – Bonelli Ranch Rodeo Program, April 28, 1940.

1941 Saugus Rodeo

FILM: Newhall Saugus Rodeo at Bonelli RanchPathé, April 26-27, 1941.

AL1941 – Bonelli Ranch Rodeo Program, April 26-27, 1941.

AL3041 – Bonelli Ranch Newhall-Saugus Rodeo Grand Entry Ribbon, April 26-27, 1941.

1942 Saugus Rodeo

AL1942 – Bonelli Ranch Newhall-Saugus Rodeo Ticket, April 26, 1942.

1945 Saugus Rodeo

AL1945 – Bonelli Ranch Rodeo Program, April 28-29, 1945.

LW2483 – Midget Auto Racing at Bonelli Stadium, 2 Views, 1945.

LW2703 – Bonelli Stadium Photo Annual 1945-1946, with History of Midget Auto Racing. 32 Pages plus cover.

HS9025 – Bonelli Stadium Pit Pass, 11-11-1945.

LW2831 – Bonelli Stadium Racing Program Book 11-3-1946 | Driver Profile: Jack McGrath.

1948 Saugus Rodeo

AL1948 – Bonelli Ranch Rodeo Program, April 24-25, 1948.

AL1949 – Bonelli Ranch Newhall-Saugus Rodeo Ticket, April 25, 1948.

AP1428 – Saugus Speedway, Aerial View, ca. 1950s.

LW2675 – Program Book: Nat’l Championship Midget Races, Bonelli Stadium, 12-30-1956.

1953 Saugus Rodeo

AL3053 – Bonelli Stadium Newhall-Saugus Rodeo Letter, Envelope and Ticket, April 15, 1953.

AL2053 – Saugus Rodeo, Bob Yanez on "Big Enough," Photograph, 1953.

LW2811 – Bonelli House in "Fireball 500" (1966) with Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello. 6 Views.

HM7502 – Henry Mayo Hospital Volunteer Recruitment Tea in Bonelli House, 1975.

LW2798 – Saugus Speedway Racing Program Book 7-19-1980 | Cover: Mike Barnett; Driver Profile: Mike DiMarzo.

LW2541 – Ron Hornaday Sr., 1965 Champion. From 1982 Program Book.

Soledad Village by Newhall Land: Draft EIR 11-3-2005.

LW2640 – Assessor’s Map: Bouquet Junction (SE Corner) & Saugus Speedway, 2008.

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