The Santa Clarita Historical Society commemorated the 89th anniversary of the St. Francis Dam break with a lecture and bus tour. The presentation began with a history of the dam at the Saugus Train Station. Speakers for this year’s event included St. Francis Dam expert Frank Rock, Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society President Alan Pollack and Santa Clarita Valley Community Hiking Club Executive Director Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel. Following the lecture, attendees boarded a bus for a trip up to the dam site in San Francisquito Canyon and a hike to the dam ruins. The tour included a one-mile hike in steep terrain.
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