Santa’s “helper” Jim Broadfoot waves to passers-by in December 1992 at the bridge he decked out for Christmas on Highway 58 east of Santa Margarita.
Santa’s “helper” Jim Broadfoot waves to passers-by in December 1992 at the bridge he decked out for Christmas on Highway 58 east of Santa Margarita. Robert Dyer Telegram-Tribune
Santa’s “helper” Jim Broadfoot waves to passers-by in December 1992 at the bridge he decked out for Christmas on Highway 58 east of Santa Margarita. Robert Dyer Telegram-Tribune

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .