The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

A flood swept southern California early in the year, when the great St. Francis dam broke

A view of the remains of the St. Francis dam after the 185 foot dam that had bridged 1,200 feet from hill to hill broke.


13.6 x 14.5 cm

Tribune Company


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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (December 30, 1928), p. 7

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