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PhotographÂ was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated April 26, 1962 partially reads, "Don't look now, but power mowers are big business. By popular demand, they have evolved from the two-cars-in-every-garage status symbol to the almost necessary commodity level, all but replacing the hand mower. The theory is that few people have lawns smaller than 500 square feet, which is a fair size chunk for manual lawn coppers. In fact, subdivision ordinances call for a minimum of 1,000 square feet of frontal space. If you're in the market for grass-cutting gear, here are a few practical factors to keep in mind, courtesy of Roy and Bob Yamade of Laurel Nursery, 6253 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood: If you decide on a power mower (and four out of five will), you may choose between two types, electric and gas engine. They vary in price from $49.95 to more than $200 for rotary-types and $79.95 to $350 for reel-types." Pictured is Jill Walden, 19, Sherman Oaks.; See image #00131754 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00131753 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d037_f3_i6 CARL0005544052 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/62143
Women--California--Los Angeles Power lawn mowers--California--Los Angeles Lawn mowers--California--Los Angeles Lawns--California--Los Angeles Dwellings--California--Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles) Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs