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Title
Windbreak saved from flames
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
1956
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 caption dated September 12, 1956 reads, "Fifty-year-old eucalyptus trees, planted as a windbreak in early ranching days, are saved by San Fernando firemen who doused flames in branches. The flames swept into the lower branches of the trees from dry grass close to a new subdivision within Los Angeles city limits. Fire was on former site of Porter-Christian Ranch."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00129924
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d035_f17_i1
CARL0005506049
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/60886
Subject
Fires--California--San Fernando
Fire fighters--California--San Fernando
Fire extinction--California--San Fernando
Historic trees--California--San Fernando
Eucalyptus--California--San Fernando
Trees--California--San Fernando
San Fernando (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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