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Vintage cars first vehicles to ride freeway extension
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 17, 1962 reads, "Early model cars break tape to become first vehicles officially to ride on new one-mile section of the Hollywood Freeway, during dedication ceremonies Monday. Built at a cost of $2.26 million, the stretch extends northward to Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood from the junction of the Ventura and Hollywood Freeways. It is the first section of a link that will connect the Hollywood and the Golden State Freeways. Ceremonies opening the freeway were sponsored by the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Valleywide Committee on Streets, Highways and Transportation. Public officials attending the dedication included Valley Assemblymen Tom Bane and Tom Carrell. The three old cars belong to the Horseless Carriage Club."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bane, Tom J.,--1913-1999
Carrell, Thomas C.,--1900-1972
North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Horseless Carriage Club of Southern California
Antique and classic cars--California--Los Angeles
Dedications--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Express highways--California, Southern
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Podiums--California--Los Angeles
Legislators--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Highway 101
Valley Times Collection photographs

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