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Ruins of home destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fire, Los Angeles, 1927
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa December 4, 1927]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of the ruins of a home destroyed by the Sunset Canyon fires of early December, 1927. All that remain are the hearth and bath tub. A man walks away from the ruins. Also, an untouched house sits on a hill above. The fires destroyed approximately 100 bungalows and cabins in Sunset Canyon and caused additional damage elsewhere. Thousands fought the fire over several days.
Related to the article, "Fire Perils Home Area. Blaze Sweeping Verdugo Hills. Two Hundred Men Battle Flames Fanned by Brisk Wind. Three Houses Doomed and Hundred Threatened Near La Crescenta." Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 1927: 1.
Handwritten on negative: Sunset Canyon Fire 1927.
Text from negative sleeve: Fires, Los Angeles, Sunset Canyon, 1927.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Fires--California--Los Angeles
Ruins--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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