Santa Cruz County History - Articles


Browsing Local History Articles tagged "Wilder Ranch"

The Davenport cement plant (it became Pacific Cement and Aggregates in 1956, Lonestar Cement Corporation in 1965 and RMC Pacific ... [Read more]

[Read more]

Dairying in Santa Cruz, by Isabel H. Raymond
Among the astonishingly varied resources of the tract of country known as Santa Cruz County,-a little Cosmos in itself, one ... [Read more]

Search Local History Articles

» Browse by Author

Explore Santa Cruz County History!

For almost a score of years the town had slumbered in obscurity--and blessed contentment. Some time before that, it had been a slumbering metropolis with a sawdust ozone, "Whiskey Row," pay days and the red tinged nights that follow. But as the trees fell and were converted into marketable commodity ..." [More]

Excerpted from Us Folks on the Film: A California Mountain Town that has Gone Stark Movie-Mad by Earle Snell