An oil-burning "patent" kiln on the former Cowell Ranch. Oil-fired kilns began to be used in the 1880's as timber became scarce. Two older pit style kilns are visible to the left of the "patent" kiln. This site is now part of the UCSC campus, near the Main Entrance.
Date: late 1950's (?)
Place: Santa Cruz city
Sources of Information: Notes on front of mounting of photo; Langenbach, leaves between pp. 9-10.
Original size: 7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.