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Title
Los Angeles River and Lincoln Heights from Elysian Park, 1909
Creator
Pierce, C. C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
A bird's eye view of the Los Angeles River and Lincoln Heights as seen from Elysian Park. The Los Angeles pigeon farm is visible in the immediate foreground on the river bank. Southern Pacific rail lines and freight cars can be seen as well as the Southern Pacific railroad yards in the distance.
Title from verso. Date on the verso of the print is 1920 but this is incorrect. Original print located in a different collection dates this image as 1909; the pigeon farm washed away in a Los Angeles River flood of 1914.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
9.5x8 in. black and white photographic print
Identifier
163204
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/3310
Subject
Cityscapes--California--Los Angeles--Photographs
Elysian Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Photographs
Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Pictorial works
Parks--California
California Pigeon Farm (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pigeon farming--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles River (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints. (gmgpc)
Silver gelatin prints. (gmgpc)
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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