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  • Simi Valley circa 1959 Photo No. 6317
    Looking roughly east from over the future Reagan Library site. The white cross on Mt. McCoy can be seen in the foreground. Santa Susana Pass in the background. Sinaloa Lake and Dam are in the right foreground with the Santa Susana Field Laboratory on the top of the Simi Hills to the southeast. This photo shows the valley before the massive urban development that occurred in the 1961-1965 period when approximately 10,000 population was added each year. Image Date, 11-7-1959. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7292
    Looking slightly west of due south over the valley. First Street from the "V" in Simi Valley south. The Simi North subdivision e/o First St. in lower left quadrant with Parkview Elementary School within. It is north of railroad. The dark orchards are orange trees, with some walnuts. The grazing lands across the top below the mountains is the old Montgomery Ranch. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, Southwest
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7290
    Looking south. Tapo St. cuts across upper right of photo from Alpine St. south across SPRR and L.A. Ave. (SR118). Old Santa Susana Airport in northern quarter of photo. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, South
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7294
    Looking SE with Tapo St. from the Arroyo Simi and airport across lower right hand corner. Old train station on N/S of L.A. Ave. and south side of east of Tapo St. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7289
    Looking westerly. L.A. Ave. and RR and Santa Susana Airport across left side of photo. Tapo st. across top of photo. The "D" shaped facility on north side of L.A. Ave. was a JBR (Jack Rosenberg) model home complex. He had several subdivisions under construction in the valley at that time. Most of the open land in the lower third of the photo now is the site of the Rancho Santa Susana Community Park. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, West
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7286
    See description # 7289. Looking roughly due west. L.A. Ave. and RR across left side photo. Santa Susana Airport middle left side of photo. Tapo St. from west side of airport across photo. Walnut orchard upper left. Wright Tract to north. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, West
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7293
    Looking easterly. Wright Tract lower left of photo, Ish Tract lower right. Tapo St. across lower half of photo. Santa Susana Airport. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7287
    Looking sightly south of due east with Madera Road crossing bottom of photo, L.A. running length of valley from the lower right hand side of photo to upper left side. Old town Simi roughly in center with the Patricia Ave. area on north side of the Arroyo Simi east of First St. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1962 Photo No. 7288
    Looking due east.Madera Rd. across bottom portion with the Strathearn Ranch house and the Simi Adobe in lower left and the Dave Strathearn estate on the hill bottom left of center. The Arroyo Simi crosses valley from toll center to lower left. The RR runs along n/s of L.A. Ave. from top center to lower left hand corner. Old tow Simi at center photo with the Patricia Ave. area along s/s of L.A. Ave. Image Date, 8-21-1962. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1963 Photo No. 6851
    Looking east southeast. Street intersection in lower left is Rincon St. with Royal Avenue. The flood control channel is the Runkle Canyon Flood Control Channel. The cul-de-sac in the upper left quadrant is Wilson Dr. off of Harrington Rd. The last house on Wilson is the R.A. Harrington home. R.A. Harrington and his wife were the parents of John Peabody Harrington, who worked for 40 some years for the American Bureau of Ethnography (part of the Smithsonian) and who single handedly collected more ethnographic and linguistic information of North American Inidians than all other anthropologists and linguists put together. His brother, R.E. Harrington was a leading citizen in the valley. Appleton Rd. is the unbuilt street you can see immediately west of Wilson Drive. The late John Sparhawk Appleton was an early pioneer in Simi and took most of the early historic photos of Simi that have survived. Photo Date, 8-20-1963. Camera Direction, East-Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1965 Photo No. 6883
    Looking due south with Tapo Street from slightly right of center bottom to slightly left of center near airport. East Meier Canyon housed the Brandeis Bardin Institute. Most of the west Meier Cyn. was owned by James Arness at the time - later donated to the institute when James' father, who lived on the property, died. The Texas Tract lower left with its private sewer treatment plant along left margin of photo. The Kadota Fig Farm is across the upper half of the photo east of Tapo Canyon Road. The old Tapo Citrus Packing Plant can be seen near the right edge of photo with drill track from railroad going to it. Image Date, 11-27-1965. Camera Direction, South
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1965 Photo No. 6886
    Photo view west southwest. Tapo Ranch (orange groves and eucalyptus windrows in right foreground. Sycamore Elementary School in left center. Madera Road across the top of the photo. Image Date, 11-27-1965. Camera Direction, West-Southwest
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1965 Photo No. 6127
    Looking northwesterly over the Santa Susana Airport, which no longer exists. the intersection of Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street along with the railroad on the northern side of L.A. Ave. The old Santa Susana Railroad Station is present on the north side of L.A. Ave. and on the south side of the railroad. The photo includes most of the commercial portion of Santa Susana. The Wright tract is shown in the upper left of the photo. Image Date, 3-17-1965. Camera Direction, Northwest
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6859
    118 Freeway under construction over Santa Susana Pass lower right. State Route 118, i.e., Old Pass Road/Los Angeles Avenue and the Pass Club lower left. Corriganville movie ranch lower left. Los Angeles Ave. (State Route 118) across upper left. Tapo Ranch upper left. Texas Tract top center. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction,
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6867
    Looking north northeast across the eastern third of Simi Valley. The Southern Pacific Railroad across the bottom of the photo. Yosemite Avenue running north along the eastern side of the subdivision on the south Side. The Arroyo Simi meanders across the photo with the confluence of the White Oak and Hummingbird Flood Control channels in the upper right just north of Los Angeles Avenue. The Hummingbird Ranch (Now the original name from the Chumash Indians, i.e., the Hummingbird's Nest) has been restored to the ranch.) is in the upper right with the Douglas Welfare Corp. property is in the upper center. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, North-Northeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6869
    Looking northwest over southwestern part of Simi Valley. Sinaloa Estates across middle section of photo and Sinaloa Lake across left middle. Mt. McCoy above left middle. Distant ridge is Hinds Peak and Topatopas. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, Northwest
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6861
    Looking east southeast across the eastern third of Simi Valley. Stearns Street is just off of the bottom of the photo. The newly completed Simi Valley High School in foreground. The Santa Susana Mts. and Pass are in the background with the first segment of the 118 Freeway under construction over the pass. The dark area is a walnut grove, which is bordered on the south side by Los Angeles Avenue (SR 118). Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, East-Southeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6863
    Looking northeast across east end of Simi Valley. Santa Susana Mts. across top with Oat Mt. visible top centerish. Southern Pacific RR diagonally across bottom. Katherine Elementary School lower left with the Arroyo Simi Flood Control Channel across north side of school. Orchard is a walnut grove. 118 Freeway over pass under construction. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, Northeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6870
    Looking east southeast. Madera Rd. across bottom of photo. Road in middle foreground which intersects with Madera Rd. is Bonita Drive.The Arroyo Simi can be seen snaking across the left hand quadrant of the photo. The Santa Susana Field Laboratory is on the horizon. The Sinaloa Estates and Sinaloa Lake can be seen across the middle right of the photo. Sinaloa Middle School is midway on the left side of the photo. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, East-Southeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6872
    Looking due east over the entire length of the valley with plane above Mt. McCoy. East-west arterials are Los Angeles Avenue on left Royal Ave. up middle of photo. Santa Susana Mts. from middle of photo to left and Simi Hills to right. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6866
    looking northwest across eastern Simi Valley. Knolls Elementary School in Southwest corner of photo. Walnut grove in right center of photo. The Arroyo Simi meanders through center of photo. Los Angeles Ave. crosses diagonally across the photo. Where Katherine Road crosses the railroad is the federal southern California helium distribution center (a small railroad siding) - now gone. The new Simi High School is in the upper portion of the photo with the Kadota Fig Farm rural subdivision beyond and the Tapo Ranch beyond that. Santa Susana is in the upper left. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, Northwest
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6865
    Looking southwest across eastern third of Simi Valley. Los Angeles Ave. (SR118) runs diagonally across photo. Southern Pacific Railroad and the Arroyo Simi run diagonally across top of photo. The future site of the White Oak Elementary School is the vacant square in the center. The dark grove is a walnut orchard. The Simi Hills are in the background. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, Southwest
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6862
    Looking westerly. Kuehner Drive just off bottom of photo. Los Angeles Avenue (SR 118) runs due west across center of photo. Southern Pacific RR runs diagonally across upper left quadrant of photo. Simi Valley High School across upper right. Tapo Ranch (dark area) in upper right. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, Westerly
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6864
    Looking north northeast over west end of Simi Valley. Madera Road diagonally across center of photo. Madera Elementary School right center, with David Strathearn estate left center and the Greek Tract in center of photo. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, North-Northeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1966 Photo No. 6860
    looking south along Madera Road. Greek Tract in center, with Southern Pacific Railroad across bottom with a Colony House on immediate south side of RR. Mt. McCoy on upper right with Simi Peak upper left. David Strathearn estate right center with Peter Strathearn home on northern side of Tierra Rejada Road on lower right margin. The Roberson and Montgomery ranches are in the north center. The Arroyo Simi runs east to west on the north side of the Greek Tract. Image Date, 8-13-1966. Camera Direction, South
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1967 Photo No. 7249
    Looking east southeast over eastern extreme of Simi Valley.The freeway segment over Santa Susana Pass was the first part to be built.The north-south road and the western end of construction is Kuehner Drive. The road at the bottom is Cochran Street, which turns to the north. The highlighted channel in the lower right side of the photo is the White Oak Flood Control Channel. The San Fernando Valley is visible through the pass. Image Date, 3-14-1967. Camera Direction, East-Southeast
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  • Simi Valley, CA Circa 1967 Photo No. 6793
    Looking east southeast over eastern extreme of Simi Valley. The over-the-pass section of the 118 Freeway is in the grading phase. Simi Valley High School is in the foreground on right. Cochran St. is on the north side of the high school, Stow Street on the east side of the school and Los Angeles Avenue (SR 118) is the arterial street south of the high school. You can see the old Pass Road ascending the north slope of the hills opposite the freeway construction. The old Ten-Oaks Mobile Home Park can seen where Los Angeles Avenue crosses the right edge of the photo. Image Date, 4-25-1967. Camera Direction, East-Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7348
    Looking west southwest. Western third of S.V. Southern Pacific Railroad (SPRR) runs diagonally across middle of picture. Los Angeles Avenue (SR118) runs E-W to Madera Rd. (N-S) with Tierra Rejada Rd. extending into the Tierra Rejada Valley. Bard Reservoir/Wood Ranch Dam (California Water Project water but a Callequas Municipal Water District facility) in upper left. Sinaloa Lake below. The orchards are orange groves. Dry Canyon Flood Control Channel runs N-S on east side of orange groves. Cochran Street runs from bottom center due west to First Street. Justin Elementary School bottom left. The old drive-in theater is on north side of Tierra Rejada Rd. The "Larwin Square" is the shopping center in the top center of picture. Image Date, 4-10-1968. Camera Direction, West Southwest
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7347
    Looking nearly due east with Erringer Rd. across lower third of the photo. The SR 118 freeway is along the top left of photo graded to Tapo Canyon Rd. The two E-W arterial streets are Los Angeles Ave. (SR 118) on the south and Cochran Street. Image Date, 4-10-1968. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7349
    Looking due east with L.A. Ave. on right and Cochran St. on left. Erringer Rd. runs across below the center of the photo. The Arroyo Simi wanders across the upper right of the photo. Image Date, 4-10-1968. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7344
    Looking east to Santa Susana Pass. SR 118 freeway being graded. The old Kadota Fig Farm subdivision on both sides of the freeway from Tapo Street, which runs across lower half of the photo. The Santa Susana Elementary School center bottom. Image Date, 1-24-1968. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7346
    SR 118 freeway under construction westerly to Tapo Canyon Rd. "Tapo St." with underpass with freeway. The "Wright Tract" at top center and bordered on the west by the drill tract from the Southern Pacific Railway (SPRR) going north to the Tapo Citrus Packing Plant (off photo). Image Date, 1-24-1968. Camera Direction, West
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7345
    Looking west with freeway under construction on right hand margin of photo. Cochran St. parallels new freeway to south. Stearns St. N-S arterial across lower half. Note eucalyptus trees on south side of Cochran Street. Santa Susana Airport is visible in upper left. Image Date, 1-24-1968. Camera Direction, West
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 6109
    Looking due east. 118 freeway being graded. Cochran St. parallel freeway to south. The Kadota Fig Farm, an agricultural subdivision, north of Cochran St. Santa Susana Pass top center. "Wright Tract" s/s Cochran St. in lower right quadrant. Image Date, 3-2-1968. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7343
    Looking SE over Stearns Street interchange (under construction) with SR 118 freeway. S.V. High School to center. Stow Street overpass with freeway visible on upper left margin. Image Date, 1-24-1968. Camera Direction, Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7341
    Looking slightly south of due east over Burro Flats of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory where our nations early rocket technology was developed and tested as well as the technology for nuclear power plants. Image Date, 9-7-1968. Camera Direction, Southeast
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 7340
    Looking easterly over Burro Flats and the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Mts. in background. Head of Runkle Canyon in foreground. Image Date, 9-7-1968. Camera Direction, East
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  • Simi Valley Circa 1968 Photo No. 6108
    118 freeway grading westerly to Tapo Canyon Rd. Valencia orange grove with eucalyptus windrows to west. (now the "Valencia residential subdivision). Image Date, 3-2-1968. Camera Direction, Southwest
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