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City of Pasadena, looking northeast
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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The Colorado Street Bridge was designed and built in 1913 by the Kansas City (MO)-based firm of J.A.L. Waddell. With a span of 1,486 feet and known for its distinctive Beaux Arts arches, lights, and railings, the bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Aerial view of the city of Pasadena; view is looking northeast towards Altadena and the San Gabriel Mountains; the pathway of the former Mt. Lowe Railway is visible in the upper right. The photograph was taken from about La Loma Road (not visible), with Avenue 64 curving from the bottom middle to middle left. The Colorado Street Bridge can be seen from middle left to left of center. Photograph dated January 14, 1958.
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 463-9
Arroyos--California--Los Angeles County
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks
Mountains--California, Southern
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, Calif.)
Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Altadena (Calif.)
Altadena (Calif.)--Aerial views
Pasadena (Calif.)--Aerial views
Pasadena (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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