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Title
Rock slide, Cahuenga Pass Freeway US Highway 101
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The Cahuenga Parkway over Cahuenga Pass opened in 1940 with six lanes of traffic divided into two directions by the Pacific Electric trolley tracks down the middle. When the limited access roadway was completed to Downtown Los Angeles in 1954 in conjuction with the widening of the parkway in the pass by removal of the trolley tracks, the route as a whole was renamed the Hollywood Freeway.
A new peril was created on the Cahuenga Pass Freeway as a rainstorm loosened rocks on bordering hillsides and sent them crashing down on the pavement. No one was reported injured. Photo dated: January 15, 1952.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00041112
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5460C-Hollywood Freeway.
CARL0000044962
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/12765
Subject
Express highways--California, Southern
Rockslides--California--Los Angeles
United States Highway 101
Cahuenga Pass (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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