City of Rancho Cucamonga Library's photograph and records collection includes images of historical interest of the City of
Rancho Cucamonga from as early as 1897 to 1980. Images document the wine industry (notably the Virginia Dare Winery, Thomas
Winery and Cucamonga Winery), buildings, people, organizations, city views, aerials, floods, significant individuals, including
the Reid family, first mayor of Rancho Cucamonga, the Fire District; and annual events such as the Grape Harvest Festival.
Empire Realty & Mortgage Co. was a realty and mortgage company incorporated in Upland, California, specializing in the sale
of orange and lemon groves and sale of mortgages.
200 items, comprising of photographs, maps, wine labels, records
Online items available
Property rights reside with the City of Rancho Cucamonga Library. The creators of the records and their heirs generally retain
literary rights. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the City of Rancho Cucamonga Library.
The collection is stored offsite at a remote storage facility. Advanced notice is required for access.