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Title
Boys at Travel Town
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1954
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Boys climb on a locomotive at Griffith Park's Travel Town, a transportation museum. Photo dated: April 16, 1954.; Charley Atkins, a Recreation and Parks employee, decided that a locomotive would make an attractive addition at the Griffith Park miniature railroad in the late 1940s, with hopes of creating a railroad park. A few years later in 1952, Travel Town was dedicated and continues to serve as both a free transportation museum and recreation center overseen by the Dept. of Recreation and Parks of Los Angeles.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00074618
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 6029.
CARL0000077609
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/27844
Subject
Travel Town (Museum)
Locomotives--California--Los Angeles
Transportation museums--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Los Angeles (Calif.).Dept. of Recreation and Parks

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