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Freeway extension dedicated in style
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Woods, Jon
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 May 6, 1961 reads, "Burbank city officials in a 1911 Austin Martin (left) and 1911 Thomas Flyer cut the tape in stylish ceremonies which marked the opening of a $2 million link in the Golden State Freeway in Burbank. The big and little cars crossed the line in a photo finish at the 1,500-foot bridge which spans the flood control channel and Pacific Electric tracks in the vicinity of First street and Burbank boulevard."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Roads--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Design and construction
Road construction--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Dedications--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Celebrations--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Construction projects--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Traffic lanes--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Automobiles--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Civic leaders--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Spectators--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Crowds--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Roads--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Express highways--California
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Interstate 5
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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