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Home of Lucky Baldwin
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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View of a section of the four acre Baldwin Lake at Santa Anita Ranch in Arcadia. The lake curves around the Baldwin Cottage (not visible here), also known as the Queen Anne Cottage, built between the years 1885-86 by Elias Jackson "Lucky" Baldwin. It is often assumed to be man-made, but the naturally occurring lake is fed by local springs and artesian wells, as the original Baldwin Ranch is situated on a 2,000 acre artesian belt. Beginning in the early 1930s movie and television productions have used Baldwin Lake for swamps, lakes, rivers and lagoons. For a time when the property first became the Los Angeles County Arboretum, the lake was named "LASCA," Los Angeles State and County Arboretum Lagoon, but the lake was later designated "Baldwin Lake."
2 photographs:b&w
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Santa Anita Ranch (Calif.)
Baldwin, Elias Jackson,1828-1909
Arcadia (Calif.)

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