A Ralphs Grocery truck, circa 1919.
Pacific Electric’s El Segundo line, which operated from 1914 to 1930. (LAPL 00073815)
The American Woman’s League of Compton, circa 1910.
A near Los Angeles traffic collision in 1915. Wish I knew the intersection. The photo comes from the Southern California Edison Photographs and Negatives/Huntington Library. A traffic accident in 1917. The road sign reads Gallardo Street. (Huntington Library)
Universal City, off of Lankershim Blvd., officially opened on March 15, 1915. Its inauguration featured bands, speeches, cowboys on horseback, celebrity sightings, food, beverages, and fireworks. The new municipality covered approximately 230 acres and was surrounded by ranch lands. In fact, Universal City used to be a cluster of barley fields belonging to the Taylor […]
A novelty photo taken at the Electric Studio at 240 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA. The writing on the back of the photo reads: Dedico Este Pequieno Recuerdo a mi hermano Encarnacion Montes. — Jose Montes. Dated September 28, 1913. A second novelty photo from the Electric Studio.
An unpaved Crescent Drive in Beverly Hills, circa 1911. (LAPL)
The entrance to the Cawston Ostrich Farm in South Pasadena, circa 1912. (LAPL 00049452) Plucking Plumes. Taking a ride.
A drive through Newhall Pass in 1914. A Model T at Newhall Pass, circa 1916.
Enjoying the swimming pool at the Los Angeles National Forest, circa 1918.