Re: UCLA Library Images


Paul <buygone@...>
 

The shot was taken from the pedestrian bridge that went over the
Cornfield/Links yard just north of downtown. You can see Southern Pacific's
A shed just behind the freight cars and beyond you also see Los Angeles City
Hall and the Terminal Annex Post Office next door to LAUPT.



Paul C. Koehler



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Howard R Garner
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2006 6:59 AM
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Subject: Re: [STMFC] UCLA Library Images




7c. Re: UCLA Library Images
Posted by: "Kurt Laughlin" fleeta@verizon. <mailto:fleeta%40verizon.net>
net kurt_laughlin
Date: Fri Dec 15, 2006 10:30 pm ((PST))

----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Chaparro

This is a shot of an SP freight yard with Los Angeles skyline in
background, taken some time before July 23, 1956, the publication date
of the image.
----- Original Message -----

For the person asking about western cars back east, note that there are
three B&O, one C&O, and one NYC in the photo, a mirror image of your
scenario. No PRRs immediately visible though.

KL

I see a Southern car in about the middle.
Locate the back B&O wagon top and then look right three cars, two tracks
back, just below a light pole.
Too much white and too large for SP.

Howeard Garner

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