Submit your Historic Photo!



Do you have a historic Sanger area photo that you would like to share with our viewers?  Please scan and email them to us (as an attachment) to  Please include a brief description and date of the photo, along with your contact information.  We will consider them for posting in our new Community Photo Gallery!


Flume crossing Kings River.   Photo submitted by: Tim Mack, Bakersfield, CA




Flume construction crew, circa 1891. Photographer C.C. Curtis.                               Photo submitted by Peter Neeley




Millwood School House



Future bed of Hume Lake being cleared.


Area below future Hume dam. Flume to carry wood from mill to drying kilns and stacking area is visible in the foreground.


Future site of Hume mill.


Work on the Hume dam progresses.  Photo taken from below the future dam, looking upstream.


Trestles for the railroad track that would span the length of the future Hume Lake dam.


Work continues on the Hume dam construction. Photo was taken from what would be the future lake bed, looking down stream.


Concrete work on the Hume Lake dam is visible from downstream.


Concrete forms for John Eastwood’s “multiple-arch dam” design, are shown here.


A close-up shot of concrete forms for the base of one of the arches of the dam.


Workers can be seen here working on the Hume dam.