Category Archives: San Lorenzo River

Newspaper: Sentinel 1880

June 17, 1880 Sentinel: Felton Letter Our little town is quite a lively place nowadays, having quite an influx of summer visitors and many campers in the vicinity. The different hotels have been making improvements and getting new furniture in … Continue reading

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Interview: Bob and Marilyn Miller, 1955 Flood (and more)

On Jan. 11, 2013 I interviewed Bob and Marilyn Miller in their home. They shared their memories of a daring flood rescue and much more! Read on and enjoy. (2 photos) Dec. 23, 1955, Felton Fire Hall Christmas Party: Bob … Continue reading

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Flood History, Museum of Art and History

http://researchforum.santacruzmah.org/viewtopic.php?p=210

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Great Flood Photo Taken By Rachel Williams 12-23-12

Rachel Williams takes some of the BEST photos. The view is looking down River Rd. near corner of Sylvan Way. Thanks Rachel!

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Amphibian Bicycle – Handy In A Flood

This 1932 invention would have come in handy in yesterdays flood in Felton Grove.

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2010 Video: Felton Grove Residents Talk About Near Flood Events

Jan 20, 2012

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Comment from NWS Hydrologist Mark Strudley

I grew up in Ben Lomond, and now live in Boulder Creek. More importantly, I am the Service Hydrologist for the National Weather Service (office is in Monterey), and my job is to forecast river conditions in the Bay Area … Continue reading

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1920’s Photo of Railroad Bridge and Felton Covered Bridge

Felton Covered Bridge is located at the northwesterly end of Felton Grove. On the right in this 1920’s photo, you can see the old railroad trestle that crossed the river.

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San Lorenzo River: USGS Water Watch

This is a great site to view the historical and current “streamflow” for our river. http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/uv/?site_no=11160500

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Felton Grove: 1940’s “Old Swiming Hole”

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Newspaper: 1956 SLV Reporter

SLV Reporter Jan. 19, 1956 Incidents at Felton Grove During the Flood by Natalie Bruce Thumbnail sketches of some happenings in the flood area of Felton Grove on the night of the recent flood, Dec. 22, 1955, where humor and … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1956 SLV Reporter

SLV Reporter¬† Jan. 5, 1956 Herb Cohenour Loses Photographic Equipment In Flood. Home and Studio were in Felton Grove and were both completely ruined by the flood waters. (the photographer for SLV Reporter.) Marjorie Wright Feeds Workers Cleaning Felton Grove … Continue reading

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Newspaper: 1928 Evening News

Felton Grove History: Aug. 24, 1928 Evening News: Felton Grove Lots To Be Auctioned. An auction of the famous Felton Grove river lots surrounding the area in which the Felton Grove auto camp is now situated, is announced for next … Continue reading

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Felton Grove 1928 Auction Ad

Aug. 24, 1928 Evening News ad: (note the 7% interest rate offered!)

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Newspaper: 1922 Evening News

Felton Grove Auto Camp Opens: April 1, 1922 Evening News: Beautiful New Auto Camp. The beautiful new Felton Grove Auto Camp ground, located in the heart of the Santa Cruz mountains, at the forks of the San Lorenzo river and … Continue reading

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