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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."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00139413 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d048_f13_i18 CARL0005705923 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/68896
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