George Hill of San Luis Obispo engineering firm Jennings Bartlett and Associates gazes toward Tank Farm Road from the site of the new reservoir in September 1974. The old Union Oil tank farm can be seen at upper right.
George Hill of San Luis Obispo engineering firm Jennings Bartlett and Associates gazes toward Tank Farm Road from the site of the new reservoir in September 1974. The old Union Oil tank farm can be seen at upper right. Telegram-Tribune
George Hill of San Luis Obispo engineering firm Jennings Bartlett and Associates gazes toward Tank Farm Road from the site of the new reservoir in September 1974. The old Union Oil tank farm can be seen at upper right. 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 .