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Title
Storm damage on 101A (Alternate) at Sunset
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Chamney
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Publication Information
California.Division of Highways
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Oversized photograph.
This section of Pacific Coast Highway was formally dedicated as the 'Theodore Roosevelt Highway' when it was completed in 1929 and was generally known as the 'Roosevelt Highway' or 'Coast Highway' in the 1930s. It was designated as US 101A (Alternate) in 1936. State legislative action in 1964 changed many highway numbers in California, and US 101A became CA 1. In the same year, the state legislature offically named CA 1 'Pacific Coast Highway' in Orange, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
Cars drive cautiously through the mud covering the intersection of Sunset Blvd. and 101A (Alternate). A winter storm caused landslides and flooding along the coast highway. Graders and other construction equipment are cleaning up. A billboard advertizing Santa Ynez Inn on Sunset Blvd. sits precariously at the edge of the sheared-off cliff. Photo dated: Jan. 18, 1952.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 28 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00076180
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Floods.
CARL0000078460
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115537
Subject
Cliffs--California, Southern
Flood damage--California--Los Angeles
Landslides--California--Los Angeles
Roads--Pacific States
Storms--California, Southern
Road machinery
Road work zones--California--Los Angeles
Pacific Palisades (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacific Coast Highway
Sunset Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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