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New Valley freeway strip opens
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 12, 1955 reads, "Assemblyman Allen Miller, second from right, is given lift in removing highway barriers permitting first flow of traffic over newly opened three-mile-long strip of Golden State Freeway. Assisting Miller, from left, are Joe Porcher, project manager for Griffith Construction Co.; Sgt. Rex Servoss, California Highway Patrol; Tal La Porte, CHP; Bill Fahey, district engineer California Division of Highways; Bob Butler, resident engineer; Miller, and Russ Havaux."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
California.--Division of Highways
California Highway Patrol
California Highway Patrol--Employees
Roads--California--San Fernando Valley--Design and construction
Land use--California--San Fernando Valley
City planning--California--San Fernando Valley
Construction projects--California--San Fernando Valley
Automobiles--California--San Fernando Valley
Roads--California--San Fernando Valley
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Legislators--United States
Mountains--California, Southern
Express highways--California
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Interstate 5
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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