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Freeway approaches
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 was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated December 26, 1956 reads "Fingers of cement reach for hills as pieces of freeway are put together with total completion expected by end of 1958. Chalk Hills to Calabasas section should be finished late in 1957 and as work on overheads and off-and-on ramps speeds ahead plans are being laid for completion of Sepulveda to Chalk Hills section sometime in 1958."; See images #00118492 through #00118499 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Express highways--California, Southern
Trees--California--San Fernando Valley
Mountains--California, Southern
Roads--Design and construction
United States Highway 101
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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