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This is the work party to drill the well for the Community House in Topanga, California, 1952. On the fender is Dickey Alley, and on the hood, next to the windshield is Diane Molloy, Judy Alley is next to her on the hood. Also pictured are Meg, Ray and Doug Alley. Ray Alley and Frank Molloy owned Topanga Drilling Company. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library

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