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Title
McCarthy Album 04, Photograph 123
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
1920
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
Caption: "Bakersfield-Los Angeles Ridge Route. Note the winding road. (X) marks the road in the distance." c. 1920. Mountain scene showing road winding around hills and ridges, with a few scattered automobiles also present. First opened in 1915, the Ridge Route was the first paved highway connecting Los Angeles with the San Joaquin Valley.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb04-123
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/4189
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/1b8d231c2cf84573c9b0baac82959372.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Castaic-Tejon Route, or Ridge Route
Place
Los Angeles and Kern counties, California
Source
Image of a photograph within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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