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Title
Workers push down telephone pole to make Mines Field safer, Inglewood, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
November 5, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “PLANE FIELD LOSES PERIL: Deadly Electric Wires Moved High-Tension Line Placed Half Mile Away From Municipal Airport Death Trap Lines at Airport Removed POWER LINE PERIL ENDS AT AIRPORT,” Los Angeles Times 5 Nov. 1935: A1.
The Los Angeles Municipal airport, also known as Mines Field, is now known as Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX.
Handwritten on negative: Tearing down high tension wires at Mines Field 11-4-35.
Text from negative sleeve: 2776—Digging up + Tearing down poles carrying High Tension wires at Mines Field 11-4-35, [Stamped:] NOV 11 1935.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9285
ark:/21198/zz002dhb14
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Automobiles--American--California--Inglewood
Utility poles--California--Inglewood
Laborers--California--Inglewood
Electric lines--California--Inglewood
Los Angeles International Airport
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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