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Inspect automatic gate
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 May 6, 1954 reads, "Dignitaries gather to watch first operation of automatic crossing gate on Laurel Canyon boulevard. Present are John C. E. McClure of Southern Pacific; T.M. Chubb of the Department of Public Utilities; Edward C. Harris, traffic commissioner; Lloyd M. Braff, city traffic manager; B. S. Hand, chairman of Chamber of Commerce traffic and safety committee; Ned Redding, president, Board of Public Utilities and Transportation; Postmaster Everett Carpenter; Ed Scott, North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce secretary, and Councilman Everett Burkhalter."; See images #00120035 through #00120036 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Burkhalter, Everett G.--(Everett Glen),--1897-1975
Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Employees
North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Municipal officials and employees--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Postmasters--California--Los Angeles
Civic leaders--California--Los Angeles
Businessmen--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles--Safety measures
Railroads--California--Los Angeles--Safety measures
Signalized intersections--California--Los Angeles
Traffic signs and signals--California--Los Angeles
Railroad crossings--California--Los Angeles
Railroad crossings--Safety appliances--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Laurel Canyon Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Sherman Way (Los Angeles, Calif.)
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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