Approximate Location of the Dam Site
||32300 N San Francisquito Canyon Rd, 9.2 mi N of Saugus, Los Angeles County
Official State Plaque
On March 12, 1928, just before midnight, the 185-foot concrete St. Francis Dam collapsed and sent over twelve billion gallons of water roaring down the valley of the Santa Clara River. Over 450 lives were lost.
Official marker plaque.
The marker plaque is located at the power station which is downstream of the former dam site.