A CALIFORNIA LEGEND: The Newhall Land and Farming Company. Ruth Waldo Newhall.
A CALIFORNIA LEGEND: The Newhall Land and Farming Company
A CALIFORNIA LEGEND: The Newhall Land and Farming Company

A CALIFORNIA LEGEND: The Newhall Land and Farming Company

Valencia, California: The Newhall Land and Farming Company, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition thus, an update and expansion of her earlier work, The Newhall Ranch (1958). Incorporated on the combined land holdings of railroad promoter Henry M. Newhall (1825-82), the Newhall Company has overcome hardships like the St. Francis Dam disaster, droughts, and the Depression to remain one of the most successful oil producing, crop raising, and cattle herding operations in the state. Evolving from a family owned company to a publicly held corporation, Newhall Land and Farming is largely responsible for founding and developing the city of Valencia and the Magic Mountain amusement park. Numerous photographs, illustrations, and maps, with a folding genealogical chart is housed in the rear pocket. Inscribed by Newhall on the half-title. Octavo. Mild wear to the dust jacket; else very good or better. Very good / Very good. Item #69419

Price: $40.00

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