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Title
Officials inspect cars
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
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
Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The San Fernando Drag Strip, in operation during the 1950s and 1960s, was located at Glenoaks Blvd. and Arroyo Avenue.
Photograph caption dated February 7, 1958 reads, "Dan Tracy, left, of Sun Valley, inspector at San Fernando Drag Strip, inspects motor of car owned by Chuck Reed of Woodland Hills, member of King Pins hot rod club, prior to race on one-quarter mile drag strip. Harry Hibler, right, of Granada Hills, technical chief at strip, paints identifying number on windshield. All cars must pass inspection before they are allowed on drag strip."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00140206
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d048_f14_i20
CARL0005708676
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/69380
Subject
Drag racing--California--San Fernando--Safety measures
Drag racing--California--San Fernando
Drag racers--California--San Fernando
Hot rods--California--San Fernando
Automobiles--California--San Fernando
Automobiles--Inspection--California--San Fernando
Racetracks (Automobile racing)--California--San Fernando
San Fernando Drag Strip (San Fernando, Calif.)
San Fernando Drag Strip (San Fernando, Calif.)--Employees
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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