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The summit of the stretch of Highway 17 that passes through the Santa Cruz Mountains is called Patchen Pass. The elevation of Patchen Pass is 1,808 feet.

Date: Undated
Source: Santa Cruz County Place Names: a Geographical Dictionary. Donald Thomas Clark. Santa Cruz Historical Society, 1986. pgs. 246-252.

Type: ARTICLE

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Highway 1 near the Capitola/Soquel exit.

Date: Undated
Type: PHOTO

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Because of the 1989 earthquake, part of Highway 1 collapsed near Watsonville, south of Green Valley Road exit.

Date: 1989-10-17
Type: PHOTO

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Closeup of the collapsed portion of Highway 1, south of Green Valley Road exit, near Watsonville. The damage was a result of the 1989 earthquake.

Date: 1989-10-17
Type: PHOTO

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A law officer, probably a California Highway Patrolman, leads a slow procession of cars past the traffic cones in the one open lane of Highway 17 after the 1989 earthquake.

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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Crews of workmen arrive in large trucks to clean up on Highway 17 after the 1989 earthquake.

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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Trucks working on 17 and a police car

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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Bulldozer clearing damage from the 1989 earthquake on Highway 17.

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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Highway 17 after the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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Bulldozers used in the cleanup and reconstruction effort after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

Date: 1989
Type: PHOTO

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