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Title
First fast fruit train
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1886
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
On June 24, 1886 the departure from Los Angeles of the first special fast fruit train was a gala occasion. They decorated the locomotive with flags, and enthusiastic shippers and growers climbed to the top of the cars for the photograph. Southern California fruit output in 1886 was 1969 cars. The Southern Pacific train was chartered by W. R. Strong & Co. and Edwin T. Earl, fruit packers and shippers, Sacramento.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00047187
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1965
CARL0000050900
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/16643
Subject
Fruit trade--California--Los Angeles
Railroad trains--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Time Period
1881-1890

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