Old Salt Lake | Virtual Museum
Also see: Archive of Exhibits
Index of reports, analysis, projects, initiatives, etc.:
About the 1903 subdivision of the ocean waterfront portion of the Blanton Duncan Ranch.
About the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey first order triangulation station established here in 1854 by George Davidson.
The Stone Boundary Marker Monument
A project to create replicas.
A history collection.
About plastic on the bluff and beach at "Torrance Beach".
The Redondo Steam Plant's original fresh water supply.
1965 Ken Johnson Interviews
In researching the history of Redondo Beach
Book: Old Salt Lake of Redondo, Part 1
Comprising actual history of the salt and fresh water extracted from the lake site.
The Old Indian Trail at Malaga Cove
Foot path to beach identified as continuously used for 6,800 years across (5) cultures.
1917 Frank Palmer Collection
Report on what happened to the 1917 Palmer Collection, the last known collection of Dr. F. M. Palmer, pioneer local collector of prehistoric objects, dentist.
The Oldest Mystery in the Land
For a long time people have been wondering about the source of the salt of the Old Salt lake in relation to the fresh water that was also right there.
The Great Sand Dune
Measurements of the exact height of the great sand dune that originally existed next to / immediately west of the Old Salt Lake.
The Redondo Salt Works Photo (1898-1906)
The classic Redondo Salt Works Photo is examined for what it can tell us.
A. K. Rutter
Some documents about a person who in 1903 obtained and exhibited local Indian artifacts and studied/commercialized the beach stones and shells of Redondo Beach.
Restoring a New Old Baseline - project
Grow food, store fresh water and create meaning.
Clay Aquitard - report
Shorebirds at Torrance Beach - report
Frog Songs at the Old Salt Lake - report