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Title
Old Burbank City Hall falls to 'clam' work
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Creator
Dean, Gordon
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
1959
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 August 13, 1959 reads, "Old hose tower for Burbank's City Hall, built in 1916, disappears bite by bite as clam-shell crane cuts it down, In foreground, Jerry Gould, superintendent in charge of wrecking for Atlas Company, Burbank, watches over wrecking process which makes way for new City Hall Annex to be built on site. Burbank Police Department's Traffic Division and Detective Bureau were last to occupy building. New building will house complete police department and city jail."; See images #00046764-#00046765 and #00046772 for all photos in this series.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00046764
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d043_f16_i23
CARL0000050598
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/41247
Subject
Demotion--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Debris--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Cranes, derricks, etc.--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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