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Construction site for the expansion of the Pacific Electric Railroad, Los Angeles, 1925
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Possibly related to the article, "Utility Invests Millions in Future of Southland: Pacific Electric Progress Program to Care for Increased Growth Amounts to $10,500,000," Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 1925: E4.
Two men in suits and straw hats, one holding rolled up papers, stand and confer in an area of dirt and broken pavement at the site where the Pacific Electric Hill Street Station had recently stood (on Hill St., between 4th and 5th Streets). Directly behind them on the left are a surveyor looking through the telescope of a theodolite on a tripod with a man in a straw hat crouching beneath him. A steam shovel and several spouts of smoke are in the center middle ground, the storage yard is visible on the right, and tall commercial buildings are in the background. Hill Street is directly behind the photographer.
Text from negative sleeve: Pacific Electric R.R., 1925
b&w nitrate negative
Street railroads--California--Los Angeles
Surveyors--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--California--Los Angeles
Pacific Electric Railway Company
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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