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The former airport, located at 1310 Air Way in Glendale, was built in 1923 and includes both art deco and Spanish style architectural elements. The facility was the was the first official terminal for the Los Angeles area as well as the departure point for the first commercial west to east transcontinental flight flown by Charles Lindbergh. The airport was closed in 1959. Image depicts the exterior of the Grand Central Terminal in Glendale. Photograph caption reads, "Inside, if you listen hard, you can still hear the distant sound of an airplane engine." Photograph dated: July 9, 1966.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00077779 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 2579 CARL0000078673 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24340
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