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Hollywood Freeway traffic scrambles
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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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 March 16, 1954 reads, "Tempers flare and radiators boil on Hollywood Freeway as wreck at left on Cahuenga bypass portion snarls traffic at beginning of late homeward bound period. Truck Driver [sic] Willey Seymour, 32, jackknifed 18-ton trailer load of cast iron machine parts. Result seen from Pilgrim Bridge shows confusion on Cahuenga and, right below, traffic permitted by police to flow over new Valley bound link which will open next month."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Traffic accidents--California--Los Angeles
Express highways--California, Southern
Express highways--California, Southern--Design and construction
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Trucks--California--Los Angeles
Traffic congestion--California--Los Angeles
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles
United States Highway 101
Cahuenga Pass (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cahuenga Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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