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  • Collection: Kern County Local History Photograph Collection

West side of static-firing test building # 214 of China Lake complex; picture taken shortly after building completed, July 3, 1945.From the collection of Roland C. Stone, Project Engineer.

Building 3-B, Transfer dock, just completed. From the collection of Roland C. Stone, Project Engineer.

Shows library staff and clients at China Lake Naval Ordnance Testing Station near Ridgecrest. Top picture shows computer technology then current; other view shows card catalog in background. Name of facility was changed in 1992 to Naval Air Weapons…

View of Midland, which was 13 miles South of McKittrick; Holmes Supply Company is at left in foreground. The picture also shows a boiler plant and a small barn for buggies. The group of shade trees in the background at right mark the location of the…

Main Street of Fellows. Chanslor-Canfield-Midway Oil Company was active there in 1915. From the collection of Frederic Chandler Ripley, Jr.

Town and Country market, probably in Tehachapi, after 1952 Kern county earthquake

Students standing in front of Toltec school, which was founded in 1910 and later became First Congregational Church of Oildale

Viola Stoner (daughter of Austin Foster Stoner) is in middle front row, in white dress. Viola Stoner is the grandmother of Gaye Lenahan, who donated several family pictures of the Stoner family.

Third Beale Memorial Library building, opened in 1988, shown after a rare snowfall; located at corner of 701 Truxtun Avenue, at Q Street

Shows destruction of Radio Electric dealer's brick building in Tehachapi after 1952 earthquake; from Clyde Johnson's collection
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