Los Angeles Public Library > Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection > L.A.'s first horseless patrol wagon

Image / L.A.'s first horseless patrol wagon

Have a question about this item?

Item Information. View source record on contributor's website.

Title
L.A.'s first horseless patrol wagon
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Bentley, Frank
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
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
Photo of Los Angeles' first horseless patrol wagon, which also served as an ambulance. It was bought in 1904, was driven by electricity and boasted 20 miles per hour. At right is George Home, who became Chief of Police in later days. Captain C. L. Johnson is second from left. Photo dated: June 27, 1927.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00060051
Herald Examiner Collection
HE-000-686 4x5; HE box 255.
CARL0000064348
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/24016
Subject
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department
Police--California--Los Angeles
Police vehicles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

Explore related content on Calisphere: