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Start of Valley freeway
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 14, 1947 reads, "Extension of the Hollywood freeway along Ventura boulevard to Vineland avenue started with the thunder of air-hammers at Universal City, as the last cars to use the intersection of Lankershim and Ventura boulevard whizzed by in back of the workmen. A detour soon will go around the intersection."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Express highways--California, Southern
Express highways--California, Southern--Design and construction
Construction workers--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Construction equipment--California--Los Angeles
Jackhammers--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Studio City (Los Angeles)
Trucks--California--Los Angeles
Lankershim Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cahuenga Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cahuenga Pass (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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