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Men from the Pasadena Water Department on their way to fire in Eaton Canyon below Mt. Wilson Toll Road, Altadena, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
November 30, 1935
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.
Reported in the article, "Four-Hour Fight Checks Mount Wilson Slope Fire," Los Angeles Times, 1 Dec. 1935: A2.
Photograph of 12 visible men standing on a truck bed with 2 holding shovels and one holding a canteen, one man in the driver's seat of the truck and one man standing beside the truck on an unpaved road with tall grass, a power pole and trees behind them. A car is parked down the road from the truck. On the door of the truck is the logo for the Pasadena Water Department (a key within a crown, referring to the Pasadena's nickname of "Crown City") and "Water Department, 252."
Handwritten on negative: Men from Pasadena Water Dept. on way to fire at Mt. Wilson Toll Rd. 11/30.
Text from negative sleeve: 3026. Mt. Wilson Toll Road Fire. 11-30-35. [Stamped:] DEC 3 1935.
b&w nitrate negative
Wildfire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Pasadena (Calif.). Water and Power Department
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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