Elsmere Canyon, Santa Clarita, California

Website created and maintained by Stan Walker


View east down Elsmere Canyon


Elsmere Canyon Pages


Source of the Elsmere Canyon name Oil History
Animal Life Plant Life
Waterfalls Caves
Miscellaneous Pictures Historic Photos
Geology and Paleontology La Puerta
Fires 2004-05 Record Rains
The Dump Were Movies Shot in Elsmere Canyon?
Los Angeles Aqueduct Early Settlements
"Tales of Elsmere Canyon" by Jerry Reynolds 1981 Plane Crash Kills 2
"The Ghost Rider of Elsmere Canyon" by Jerry Reynolds "Circles" on the Trail



Oil History and Geology of the Newhall Oil District

The Pico Anticline

Pico Canyon
Wickham Canyon
Dewitt Canyon
Lyon Canyon
Towsley Canyon
Wiley Canyon
Leaming Canyon
Rice Canyon
East Canyon
Tunnel Area
Whitney Canyon
Placerita Canyon

The Pioneer Oil Refinery (1877 - 1888)
The Newhall Oil Refinery That Never Was - Hart vs. Trumble (1928)
The Newhall Refinery (1930 - 1989)
Did Andres Pico Refine Oil for the San Fernando Mission in the 1850's?
Early Court Cases Pertaining to the Newhall Oil District

Stephen Peckham 1866 Oil Description of the Newhall Oil District
Jules Marcou 1876 Report on the Geology of a Portion of Southern California
1903 Claim map of the Newhall Oil Field
R. W. Walling 1934 Map of the Newhall Oil Field

Sources for this Website
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My Other Pages

Passes and Roads - The Old Road, Beale's Cut, Newhall Tunnel
Movies of Beale's Cut
Tick Canyon
Dry Canyon Dam and Reservoir
The Saugus to the Sea Road
The Trabuco Formation in the Santa Monica Mountains



Location of the canyons. Pico, Towsley/Wiley, Rice/East, and Elsmere/Whitney have parking areas and are open for public hiking.


Santa Clarita related websites (not affiliated with me):

Santa Clarita Valley History in Pictures
Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society
Geology of the Santa Clarita Valley - by Mike Ballard
Placerita Canyon
Community Hiking Club - Santa Clarita based
Sierra Club of Santa Clarita
LAMountains.com
Hike Santa Clarita
Trails of Los Angeles County


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