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A Walk Through Time: The 1898 Powder Mill Explosion, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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Covered Bridges, by John V. Young
Santa Cruz County has the most covered bridges still standing of any county in the state, all of them deep ... [Read more]

The Bernard Peyton Mansion, by Barry Brown
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The California Powder Works, situated on the San Lorenzo River two and a half miles north of the city of ... [Read more]

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The first Europeans to set foot in the Monterey Bay area, the sole domain of Native Americans for thousands of ... [Read more]

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The first Europeans to set foot in the Monterey Bay area, the sole domain of Native Americans for thousands of ... [Read more]

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The Cannons, by Barry Brown
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The Charcoal Retorts, by Barry Brown
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The Corning Mill, by Barry Brown
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The Covered Bridge, by Barry Brown
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CPW Railroad Entrance, by Barry Brown
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Dedication, by Barry Brown
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The First C.P.W. Office, by Barry Brown
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Glaze Mill #1, by Barry Brown
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The Great Explosion of 1898, by Barry Brown
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The Liberty Flag Pole, by Barry Brown
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Over-Gear Wheel Mill #2, by Barry Brown
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The Pack House, by Barry Brown
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The Paper Mill Dam, by Barry Brown
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The Powder House, by Barry Brown
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The Powder Magazine, by Barry Brown
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The Powder Mill Creek, by Barry Brown
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A Powder Works Home, by Barry Brown
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The Powder Works Village, by Barry Brown
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The Press Mill, by Barry Brown
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The San Lorenzo Paper Mill, by Barry Brown
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The Smokeless Powder Plant, by Barry Brown
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The Steam Mills, by Barry Brown
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The Tin House, by Barry Brown
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Under-Gear Wheel Mill #8, by Barry Brown
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The Washington Pathway, by Barry Brown
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On August 17, 1977, Thomas Benton Wilson was arrested for hijacking a public bus in Santa Cruz and later holding 70 persons hostage at the Baha'i School in Bonny Doon.


Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Aug. 18, 1977, pages 1,3,4 and 12.


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Excerpted from Bus Hijacking