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Coaxial cable goes underground
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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About half of the 236-mile Southern California route of the transcontinental coaxial cable is through desert country. This picture shows construction forces placing the cable for the desert crossing. Photograph dated August 19, 1947.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 102.
Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
Electric conduits--California, Southern
Coaxial cables--California, Southern
Deserts--California, Southern
Microwave transmission lines
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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