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San Fernando street gets new look
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 June 6, 1955 reads, "Old Pico street from S. Brand boulevard to Mission boulevard is being ripped up to make way for new strip to be installed by San Fernando City Public Works Department. View above shows equipment breaking down 30-year-old portion of street preparatory to laying new asphalt."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Construction workers--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
Pavements--California--San Fernando--Maintenance and repair
Pavements--California--San Fernando--Design and construction
Streets--California--San Fernando--Maintenance and repair
Streets--California--San Fernando--Design and construction
Pavements--California--San Fernando
Streets--California--San Fernando
Construction equipment--California--San Fernando
Construction and demolition debris--California--San Fernando
Sidewalks--California--San Fernando
Automobiles--California--San Fernando
Trees--California--San Fernando
Palms--California--San Fernando
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Buildings--California--San Fernando
Pico Street (San Fernando, Calif.)
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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