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Title
Railroad porters, Union Station
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
John Parkinson and Donald B. Parkinson designed the 1939 Union Station, located at 800 North Alameda Street. The structure combines Spanish Colonial, Mission Revival, and Streamline Modern style, with Moorish architectural details. Gladding, McBean & Co made most of the tile in the station. It was named the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) until Catellus Development, officially changed the name to Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS). The station was designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #101 in 1972 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Building #80000811 in 1980.
Railroad porters and their carts can be seen on the depot waiting to assist passengers arriving with their luggage.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00032387
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Transportation-Railroads-Stations-L.A.-Union Station; S-000-906.3 4x5
CARL0000037188
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/97223
Subject
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Porters--California--Los Angeles
Luggage--California--Los Angeles
Railroad travel--California--Los Angeles
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Railroad cars--California--Los Angeles
Pedestrians--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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