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Northridge grows in Valley's boom
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Siddon, Dave
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The Northridge Southern Pacific Railroad Station was demolished in 1961.
Photograph caption dated July 26, 1956 reads, "Landmark lures kids - Jeff Ketchem, 9, of Tarzana, and Steve Reed, 9, of Reseda, try balancing act on old railroad track beside Northridge station built in 1912 and still in use. Station is frequently used as motion picture backdrop, was recently set in Dean Martin-Jerry Lewis film. Railroad station was hub of community in days when raising grain and chickens was community's main business."; See images #00111229 through #00111234 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d010_f36_i8; H-3684.3 4x5
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Railroad stations--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Railroad tracks--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Northridge (Los Angeles)
Northridge (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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