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By Michael Winters

the tale of Moorpark starts off with a city that used to be inbuilt the correct position on the correct time. within the Nineties, while the Southern Pacific Railroad introduced plans to relocate its Coast Line via Chatsworth to Ventura, land hypothesis ensued. Robert W. Poindexter, secretary of the Simi Land and Water corporation, owned the plot of land that grew to become Moorpark and laid out the townsite in 1900. A depot was once fast outfitted, and shortly, trains have been arriving day-by-day. presently thereafter, an program for a submit workplace used to be additionally authorized. After the finishing touch of the Santa Susana tunnels in 1904, Moorpark started to develop. traditionally, Moorpark�s major income has been agriculture. in the beginning, dry land farming, together with apricots, was once hottest. As irrigation innovations superior, walnuts and citrus grew to become the main vegetation. Its broad apricot creation endowed Moorpark with the identify �Apricot Capital of the World.� After global conflict II, the chook turned vast company, with turkey, bird, and egg ranches dotting the landscape.

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Moorpark (Images of America) - download pdf or read online

The tale of Moorpark starts off with a city that used to be in-built the precise position on the correct time. within the Nineties, while the Southern Pacific Railroad introduced plans to relocate its Coast Line via Chatsworth to Ventura, land hypothesis ensued. Robert W. Poindexter, secretary of the Simi Land and Water corporation, owned the plot of land that grew to become Moorpark and laid out the townsite in 1900.

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