HISTORIC PHOTOS OF PANORAMA VISTA PRESERVE and SURROUNDINGS



1936 to 1956




Kern Island Canal 1


Kern Island Canal headgate
1880s.  Above:  Kern Island Canal Headgate from top of Panorama Bluffs.  Kern River to the right. 
Right:  Headgate from southside base of Bluffs.

Carleton Watkins Photos,  courtesy Kern County Library.



1907 from bluffs       1907 oil
                fields/river
1907.Views of the Kern River and the Kern Oil field.  .  Kern County Museum.


1910 west end of panoramic view
1910.  Similar to the 1907 view (above right)  but the density of vegetation can be seen in greater detail.   Library of Congress, American Memory.


1915 bridge
1915  Bridge over a full Kern River, Bakersfield.   Courtesty Kern County Library.


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Aug 17, 2013

© Sasha Honig