Tehachapi Mountain flood

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Title

Tehachapi Mountain flood

Subject

Caliente Creek (Calif.); Floods; Mountains; Railroad accidents; Streams; Tehachapi Creek (Calif.)

Description

September 30, 1932, Santa Fe's Engine 3834 was derailed and completely buried in a flash flood near Woodford Station and Caliente, killing 19 people, at the junction of Tehachapi and Caliente creeks. After it was found weeks later, workers and volunteers uncovered it and hauled it in for repairs.This view shows spectators looking down into the creek bed at the wrecked engine.Three years later the engine returned to service.

Creator

Unknown

Source

1 photographic print; 20 x 26 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

1932

Contributor

Kern County Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 ? 107 U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Beale Memorial Library, Local History Room, 701 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301; phone 661-868-0776.

Relation

Kern County Library

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en-US

Type

Image

Identifier

kec0216

Coverage

1932

Files

kec0216a.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Tehachapi Mountain flood,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1395.

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