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Freeway on way
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 caption dated December 31, 1953 reads, "You won't know this lower section of Weldon Canyon in a few months for new $3,000,000 Golden State Highway is getting nearer. Soon more than 500,000 cubic yards of dirt will be pulled from nearby hills, providing base for new super highway. Area was homesteaded in 1875 by Kansas Pioneer Victor D. Weldon, whose descendants still live there."; See images #00137885 through #00137887 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Roads--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)--Design and construction
Dirt roads--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Land subdivision--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Land use--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
City planning--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Express highways--California
Trees--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Interstate 5
Valley Times Collection photographs

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