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Title
Valley's most likely drag strip
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Siddon, Dave
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated September 8, 1954 reads, "Settling bed near Hanson Dam is best available drag strip site in San Fernando Valley. Distant future plans at moment include picnic grounds, golf courses and other park developments. It falls under jurisdiction of City Recreation and Park Department, which is currently conducting city-wide search for site. The beautiful and secluded area has been long advocated for strip, being readily accessible to Valley's hot rodders, reportedly running into the thousands."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00139413
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d048_f13_i18
CARL0005705923
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/68896
Subject
Flood control--California--San Fernando Valley
Flood dams and reservoirs--California--San Fernando Valley
Mountains--California, Southern
Hansen Dam (Calif.)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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