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Big home built in '07 blocks road
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated November 14, 1950 partially reads, "San Fernando motorists today curiously watched workmen remove the largest road block seen ion that community's streets in many months - a huge, two story house. The house, a San Fernando landmark which was built 43 years ago by Pioneer John Wilson was being moved from the northeast corner of Celis St. and Mission Blvd. to a new location in the 700 block of N. Griswold St." Photograph caption reads, "Whoops - High tension wires at Maclay Ave. and Southern Pacific Railway tracks bring moving proceedings to rude halt. Jack Ryan, W. W. Earl and W. F. Riesenberg, of S.P., confer on problem. Telephone poles were jacked up, raising wires, and house went on its way."; See images #00137069 through #00137071 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;16 x 10 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.--California--San Fernando
Moving of structures--California--San Fernando
Wooden-frame houses--California--San Fernando
Historic preservation--California--San Fernando
Moving, Household--California--San Fernando
Dwellings--California--San Fernando
Railroad crossings--California--San Fernando
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Streets--California--San Fernando
Men--California--San Fernando
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
California Historical Landmarks
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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