Santa Cruz City fire fighters performing a cliff rescue off West Cliff Drive. Cliff rescues began in the 1940's and employed chain ladders. The rescue basket, which is being used in this photo, came into use in the 1950's.

Date: 1970
Place: Santa Cruz City
Source of Information: Jerry Ochoa
Related Article: More than 100 Years of Service
Original Size: 7 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Medium: b&w

This photograph is courtesy of the Santa Cruz City Firefighters' Union.

Full size: 354x450
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