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Mountains moved in highway relocation
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated January 1, 1954 reads, "Project under way - A two-year job of rerouting San Fernando Road south from junction of Highways 6 and 99 got under way a few days ago. Looking south from bridge spanning Southern Pacific tracks shows approximate route of new highway that will traverse area that General Fremont traveled when he entered the Valley more than 100 years ago."; See images #00137888 through #00137893 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Roads--California--San Fernando Valley--Design and construction
Construction equipment--California--San Fernando Valley
Land subdivision--California--San Fernando Valley
Land use--California--San Fernando Valley
City planning--California--San Fernando Valley
Dirt roads--California--San Fernando Valley
Railroad tracks--California--San Fernando Valley
Mountain passes--California, Southern
Mountains--California, Southern
Electric lines--Poles and towers
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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