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Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives in Library Special Collections

Select Images from the LA Times Photo Collection- Infrastructure

Harbor Freeway Project

Placard-bearing citizens protesting Harbor Freeway project at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, 1947-09-17

Last Streetcar

Last cable streetcar completing its final run in Los Angeles, Calif., 1963-03-25

Los Angeles International Airport

Aerial view of Los Angeles International Airport and surrounding roadways. 1966-09-04

Silver Lake Reservoir

Know Your City No.101: Silver Lake Reservoir and buildings, view looking north toward the mountains. 1956-02-26

Santa Monica Freeway

Aerial view of excavation and beginning construction of Santa Monica Freeway at La Cienega and Venice Blvds. 1964-03-22

Figueroa Street Tunnels

Know Your City No.79 Automobiles going through entrance of Figueroa Street tunnels on the Pasadena Freeway, Calif., 1956-02-04

Cahuenga Pass

Cahuenga Pass Freeway, view looking south to the junction of Cahuenga and Highland Aves in Los Angeles, Calif., 1940-06-16

Los Angeles Aqueduct

Los Angeles aqueduct, damaged section of channel, Inyo County, [1924-1931?]

Los Angeles River

Glendale bridge destroyed by a storm flooding in the Los Angeles River, Los Angeles, 1927-02-16

Santa Monica-San Diego Interchange

Civil engineers Marilyn Reece and Carol Schumaker standing next to the Reece designed Santa Monica - San Diego interchange, 1964-04-06

Devil's Gate Dam

Outlet tunnel at Devil's Gate Dam, La Cañada Flintridge, between 1920-1939

Pacific Electric Railroad

Construction site for the expansion of the Pacific Electric Railroad, Los Angeles, 1925

Streetcar Track Removal

Wrecking crew tearing out streetcar tracks on Vermont Ave. in Los Angeles, Calif., 1948-09-24

Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier seen from an aerial view, 1972-05

Oil Pumps

Rows of oil pumps stretching along Pacific Coast Highway near Huntington Beach, Calif., 1958-10-12

Southern Pacific Railroad Freight Yard

Know Your City No.248 Southern Pacific railroad freight yard with Los Angeles skyline in background, 1956-07-23

Trackless Trolleys

New trackless trolleys making first day run in at corner of Sixth St. and Broadway, Los Angeles, Calif., 1947-08-05

Construction of Skyscrapers

View from across Pershing Square of construction on skyscrapers in Los Angeles, Calif., 1966-07-10

Chavez Ravine

Chavez Ravine property owners examine bulldozed ruins, 1959-05