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Title
Christmas Tree Lane, Altadena
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1928
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
View of Altadena's Christmas Tree Lane (Santa Rosa Avenue), with colored lights on the deodar cedars, which were planted in 1865. The seeds came from the Himalayas, where the "Tree of God" is famed in song and story. The trees are approximately 100 feet tall and have a spread of 40 to 50 feet. The trees were first illuminated in 1920 thanks to the generous donation of the Kiwanis Club of Altadena. The City of Pasadena later supplied the wiring and the bulbs. The San Gabriel Mountains can be seen in the background.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00069043
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Altadena-Streets-Santa Rosa (Christmas Tree Lane).; A-010-226 4x5
CARL0000072988
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/107567
Subject
Cedar trees--California--Altadena
Streets--California--Altadena
Christmas lights--California--Altadena
Mountains--California, Southern
Night photographs
Santa Rosa Avenue (Altadena, Calif.)
Christmas Tree Lane (Altadena, Calif.)
San Gabriel Mountains (Calif.)
Altadena (Calif.)
Time Period
1921-1930

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