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Sunday, January 22, 2012

VAN NORMAN DAM 1920

CHERISHING OUR VALLEY  2012

This postcard was sent in July of 1920 to Mrs. J. E. Rhind at 205 Arden Avenue in Glendale, California. It reads:  "6/30/20  6 pm  Newhall. Am on the way. Regards to Auntie, Grandmother and yourslef. Tell Ralph to be careful on the 4th.  The Little Man."

Van Norman Dam 1920 - historic postcard - Gift from Gary Fredburg to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 2012.  (click on image to enlarge it)

When the Sylmar Earthquake of 1971 occurred, this reservoir had over 10 million tons of water to be released.

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