St.Francis-Dam-collapse-1928-05

The last remaining standing section of the failed St. Francis Dam north of Santa Clarita in San Francisquito Canyon, with crumbled sections at its base and water still streaming downhill (March

St. Francis Dam-Ruins of Collapsed Dam

Francis Dam-Ruins of Collapsed Dam

The St. Francis Dam in California, pictured after it collapsed in 1928, spewed 12.4 billion gallons of water that rose 140 feet, surging 54 miles to the Pacific Ocean.

On the edge of L.A. lies the remains of an engineering disaster that offers a warning for us today

When the St. Francis Dam burst 88 years ago, billion gallons of water rose 140 feet, surging 54 miles to the Pacific Ocean.

A breakfast area showcasing one of Christopher Wool’s signature text-based works | archdigest.com

Francis D’Haene Crafts a Modern Space Highlighting a New York Couple’s Collection of Contemporary Art

Footage of St. Francis Dam Disaster Found

Footage of St.

St. Francis Dam Flood March 12-13, 1928. Flood-twisted railroad track between Castic Junction and Piru, California. March 18, 1928.

Francis Dam Flood March Flood-twisted railroad track between Castic Junction and Piru, California.

The St. Francis Dam after the collapse

St. Francis Dam

Francis Dam after the collapse Santa Clarita CA. Over 600 lives were lost as the dam collapsed, the very day it was deemed safe by the engineer who built it. That engineer was Mulholland -- called Mulwray in the movie "Chinatown.

Pinterest
Search