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Early days in Hollywoodland, horses everywhere

Water and Power Associates(ca. - Horses as well as heavy equipment being used to grade the land in the Hollywoodland real estate development, while workers do preparation for pouring concrete. A sign on a temporary building says "Western Construction Co.

Grandpa Fred told stories of traveling from Pomona to Market in LA to sell eggs from their ranch. The trip took all day.

Grandpa Fred told stories of traveling from Pomona to Market in LA to sell eggs from their ranch.

Image via Los Angeles Public Library photo collection For a new city, Los Angeles has an awful lot of lost architecture. From the lush rural estates of early Angeleno...

Mapping LA's most incredible lost mansions

- Exterior view of the Mission Revival/Islamic style Hollywood residence once owned by artist Paul de Longpré. The home was located on the west side of Cahuenga Blvd. at Hollywood Blvd.Los Angeles, California Water and Power Associates

Old L.A. - Two women look out over a rural San Fernando Valley from the Mulholland Highway, circa 1930. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, USC Libraries.

Two women look out over a rural San Fernando Valley from the Mulholland Highway, circa Courtesy of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Collection, USC Libraries.

1924)*# - Panoramic look over the “Hollywoodland” Sign and over the ridge of the Hollywood Hills showing a detailed view of Burbank with streets annotated. Note the vast amount of farmland and open fields.

- Panoramic look over the “Hollywoodland” Sign and over the ridge of the Hollywood Hills showing a detailed view of Burbank with streets annotated. Note the vast amount of farmland and open fields.

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