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Title
Looking south from 20th Street, Hermosa Beach (heavy rain), Los Angeles County, 1940
Creator
Automobile Club of Southern California
Date Created and/or Issued
1940-01-10
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Automobile Club of Southern California collection, 1892-1963
Rights Information
213-741-4486; http://www.calif.aaa.com
2601 South Figueroa Street, H-118, Los Angeles, CA 90007-3294, USA
Automobile Club of Southern California
yates.morgan@aaa-calif.com
Description
Photograph (engineering notebook photoprint) looking south from 20th Street, Hermosa Beach (heavy rain), Los Angeles County. Note erosion about midway between ocean at low tide and beach walk. This was the result of a 6.2 tide on 9 January 1940 accompanied by heavy ground swells and 30 foot breakers which did considerable damage to piers and ocean front property between Newport Beach and Malibu. Also visible are: a few houses, pier, beach, ocean. No legible signs.
Type
image
Format
photographs
photographic prints
photoprint : b&w
9 x 15 cm.
Identifier
acsc-m417 [Legacy record ID]
AAA-EN-40-16
http://doi.org/10.25549/acsc-m417
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/AAA-EN-40-16.jpg
Subject
Beaches--California
Buildings
Pacific Ocean
Time Period
1940-01-10
Place
20th Street
California State Route 163
California
Hermosa Beach
Los Angeles
Source
Automobile Club of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Engineering Notebook. California State Highways. Book X. 40-16 [Call number]
unidentified no: 3-4 [Identifying number]
Relation
Automobile Club of Southern California collection, 1892-1963
Automobile Club of Southern California engineering notebook photoprints, 1922-1941
acsc-m1249

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