Prior to flooding as a key part of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, every building and tree on the ranch had been removed. The images which follow are the primary visual record of what once existed.

This story is now available on Amazon as a coffee table book with these and many more photographs by Duncan Dwelle and Jane Tise. Or you can download a PDF file of the Dickson Family Ranch to view or print.

Click any thumbnail below to open its image - or just wait for the auto slide show. Pause, resume, or exit the slide show with controls above the image at the top right.

Look for Info below any open image to pop up location and technical details. Many images, once opened, are linked by clck/tap to another page containing the same image in a different context - look for a pointing finger cursor over the open image.