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Title
Diamond Rock, Cold Brook Camp (2 views)
Creator
Jackson, Bradford D
Date Created and/or Issued
between 1907 and 1912]
Publication Information
[La Canada, Cal.? : B.D. Jackson
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
PHOTO: LOS ANGELES COUNTY: COLD BROOK CAMP
Postcards created by B.D. Jackson based on family camping trips to Cold Brook Camp.
Mountain scene of trees and large boulder.
View 1 (2008-2834). Man visible at base of boulder -- view 2 (2008-2835). Man now on top of boulder, name and letters engraved on tree in foreground.
Cold Brook Camp, located within the Angeles National Forest, very popular with campers. Started out as hunter's camp owned by R.W. Dawson. In 1901, land leased to Doc Beatty who opened hostelry called Squirrel Inn. In 1907, Dawson took over the Inn renaming it Cold Brook Camp. Eventually built hotel, cabins and tents. Was popular in early 1900's and into the 1920's.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photographic prints (postcard) ; 3 4/8 x 5 1/2 in.
Identifier
VVW-5479
Language
English
Subject
Boulders--California--San Gabriel Mountains
Trees--California--San Gabriel Mountains
Private camps--California--San Gabriel Mountains
Los Angeles County (Calif.)--Photographs
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photographic postcards
Place
California
San Gabriel Mountains
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)

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