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Tejon Ranch History podcast

Feb 5, 2018

Welcome to Episode 11 of the Tejon Ranch History Podcast! This episode focuses on one of California’s worst droughts in history. By the mid-1800s there were more than 125,000 sheep grazing at the Ranch and plenty of crops and other wildlife. Of course, this being history, there was a hitch. California suffered a serious drought, with absolutely no rain in 1877. The Kern River dried up completely. And vegetation died. How was Tejon Ranch able to recover? Listen to learn more.