Photos of LA from the 1830s through today to celebrate 177 years of photography
Today is World Photo Day, marking the 177th anniversary of the invention of cameras as we know them today. To celebrate, we've pulled 19 cool photographs of Los
Steam Locomotive at Sixth and Main
The September 1945 cover of Pacific Electric Magazine features a steam engine running west on the eastbound track on 6th Street, at Main Street, in front of the Pacific Electric Depot, a publicity stunt for the Western Railroad Manpower Project.
Richfield Building, Los Angeles, California
File name: 06_10_009720 Title: Richfield Building, Los Angeles, California Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate) Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Genre: Postcards Subject: Skyscrapers Notes: Title from item. Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department Rights: No known restrictions
Western District Archives - Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society
Image from the Jack Finn collection. Photographer: Unknown Date: Unknown Location: San Pedro Street in downtown Los Angeles. Notes on back of print: PE 1260 J 734 Image Notes: Scanned from a 3 /14 x 5 3/4 inch print