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Title
Civic Center, L.A. River, Chávez Ravine, looking northwest
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1955
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger
Aerial view of Los Angeles from an altitude of approximately 5,000 to 5,500 feet. View is looking northwest with the Civic Center at center, and City Hall's tower visible in the middle; 101 Freeway runs right to left through center (barely visible); 110 Freeway runs middle left to middle right (barely visible); Chávez Ravine is at middle right (before Dodger Stadium was developed); Santa Fe railroad yard is at bottom left; the Los Angeles River zigzags from bottom left to upper middle, fading in the distance. The Verdugo and San Gabriel mountains can be seen in the background. Photograph dated November 26, 1955.
Type
image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00088972
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b22_f2_i6 (Photographic print); KHAF 227-13
CARL0004941792
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4596
Subject
Santa Fe Southern Railway Company
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Express highway interchanges--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Railroad yards--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Rivers--California--Los Angeles
Mountains--California, Southern
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Aerial views
Chávez Ravine (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Los Angeles River (Calif.)
Interstate 110
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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