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Flames blacken 300 acres
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Steele, Bob
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
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 29, 1955 reads, "Tongues of flame lick tinder dry brush in Sepulveda Canyon south of the tunnel as the stubborn blaze rages over 300 acres in the main Valley to West Los Angeles highways. Columns of smoke from the raging fire were visible throughout the Valley as an off-shore breeze blew a haze of ashes into Valley skies."; See images #00143204 through #00143205 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--Santa Monica Mountains
Streets--California--Santa Monica Mountains
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Mountains--California, Southern
Santa Monica Mountains (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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