This is what it looks like right before a piece of land is developed.This is Signal Hill in the town of Norco California.
It rises about 600 feet above the valley floor and during WWII it was atop this hill that plane spotters sat watch and communications antennas rose.
This is the “street” side of the hill, the other side is the home of the US Navel Weapons and Tactical Command. Locally still known as the Naval Ordinance Lab, a leftover term from the 1960s.
I was driving by and noticed a few boulders at the foot of the hill had been moved to an artfully arranged pile , a sure sign of the bulldozers to come next. I looked up the hill and pulled into the lot across the street to take these photos. There are three guys at the top of the frame, likely engineers or surveyors and below them is their Humvee, could be from the Navel center or not ,can’t tell .
There are no roads on this side of the hill so that had to be a great ride up and down again!
I will be watching for future posts on what is built .
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