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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Los Angeles Airways, founded in 1944, invented the term 'heliport' and was the first company to receive authority to carry mail by helicopter as well as passengers. Photograph caption dated March 17, 1956 reads, "Dotted lines show entrance of mail-laden helicopter from right, as Los Angeles Airway's 'whirly-bird' settle in wash near Victory-Vanowen Park at heliports."; See images #00118428 through #00118434 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00118429 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d022_f10_i2 CARL0005375513 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/52026
Los Angeles Airways Helicopters--California--Los Angeles Helicopters--Landing--California--Los Angeles Heliports--California--North Hollywood (Los Angeles) Air mail service--United States Postal service--United States Automobiles--California--Los Angeles Automobiles--Lighting--California--Los Angeles Exterior lighting--California--Los Angeles Electric spark Trees--California--Los Angeles Parks--California--Los Angeles Victory-Vanowen Playground (North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.) North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Night photographs Valley Times Collection photographs