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Southern Pacific officials gathered for the arrival of the "Prosperity Special" train, Los Angeles, 1922
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Los Angeles Times
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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-2303
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Related to Los Angeles Times article, July 1, 1922, Thousands See Giant Engines, “Prosperity Special” Reaches Los Angeles, Leviathans of Rail Brought by Southern Pacific, Will be Used to Haul Trains Over Mountains, Monsters of Rail Here to Serve. Cheered by thousands lining the tracks in Southern California towns as it madeits way into Los Angeles, the Southern Pacific Prosperity Special of twenty new Leviathans of the rails reached the city last night and was parked in the Figueroa-street switch at Exposition Park. …
Ten men, most in suits and ties, one in military uniform, some holding hats, standing on and near railroad tracks. R.E. Kelly, 2nd from left, W.H. Whalen, 6th from left.
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: Southern Pacific Railroad, Prosperity Special
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Kelly, Richard E., b. 1877 or 8
Whalen, William H., b. ca. 1859
Southern Pacific Railroad Company
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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