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Tunnel to the Southwest Museum
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1917
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Title supplied by cataloger.
The Southwest Museum building on Mt. Washington opened in 1914. It occupies a 17 acres overlooking Sycamore Grove on the northwest side of the Arroyo Seco Valley. Architects: Sumner Hunt and Silas. R. Burns.
A workman pushes a wheelbarrow out of the tunnel under construction for elevator access to the Southwest Museum, top. Construction material is scattered around the tunnel entrance which is shored up by framing. Rocks on top of the framing are stabilizing the hill.
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 20 cm.
Photographic prints
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Museums-Southwest Museum
Southwest Museum of the American Indian
Museums--California--Los Angeles
Museum buildings--California--Los Angeles
Tunnels--California--Los Angeles
Hunt, Sumner P
Burns, Silas Reese
Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County, Calif.)

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