US 6 – Canyon Country (Solemint / Honby)

6_smallCanyon Country (Solemint / Honby)
El. 1400′

Approaches to the original Santa Clara River Bridge. It was built at a cost of $20,000 in 1921. In 1971, it was washed out.
Approaches to the original Santa Clara River Bridge. It was built at a cost of $20,000 in 1921. In 1971, it was washed out.
Original wooden railing on the bridge approach.
Original wooden railing on the bridge approach.
Detail of railing - laminated style.
Detail of railing – laminated style.
Remains of the old Honby School
Remains of the old Honby School
1969 aerial photo showing the original alignment of Soledad Canyon Road at Honby.
1969 aerial photo showing the original alignment of Soledad Canyon Road at Honby.

Canyon Country was founded in 1963. However, settlements in the area date back to as far as 1876. Other than the 1972 realignment at the river and widening to four lanes, Soledad Canyon Road remains much the same alignment as it did when US 6 and State Route 7 ran this way.

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