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
When L.A. Was Empty: Wide-Open SoCal Landscapes
Early photographs of Los Angeles surprise for many reasons, but often what's most striking is how empty the city looks.
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.
Time Capsule: Los Angeles Development Boom of the 1950s
The dramatic population explosion and land development of Los Angeles in the early 1950s is captured in this 1953 photo gallery from Life magazine
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
Scroll down to see the scanned pages from the original telephone book. ~oOo~ B & R Cafe - 4459 Whitter Blvd Bal Tabarin Cafe - 15513 S. Western Ave, Gardena. Dine-Dance-Big Colored Review Nig
Different views of the Richfield Tower (aka Richfield Oil Building) downtown Los Angeles, 1929 to 1969
The glorious Richfield Tower (aka the Richfield Oil Building) stood at 555 South Flower Street in downtown Los Angeles between 1929 to 1969. Erected in 1928 at the prominent Bunker Hill intersectio…