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Lime, by Henry G. Hubbard
The burning of lime was one of the earliest industries established in Santa Cruz County, the first kiln having been ... [Read more]

Limestone, by Henry G. Hubbard
This company was organized in 1922 and took over the old Caplatzi quarry which had been operated on a small ... [Read more]

Except at the plant of the Pacific Limestone Products Company [more information in the article on limestone] where a small ... [Read more]

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In the city of Santa Cruz (California) of the 1850's, the downtown started seeing a growth in commercial type buildings; boarding houses, shops, restaurants, drug stores, tanneries, etc. Though fires were not uncommon, they rarely destroyed more than one piece of property at a time.

In 1857, the Santa Cruz ..." [More]

Excerpted from More Than 100 Years of Service: A Brief History of the Santa Cruz Fire Department by Jerry Ochoa