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The North Hollywood Pacific Electric Car Station was located at the intersection of Chandler and Lankershim Boulevards. It was part of a very efficient rail system that was dismantled due to competition from the automobile in 1952. This picture probably dates from 1919. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

View showing the North Hollywood Pacific Electric Car Station, located at the intersection of Chandler and Lankershim boulevards,

Looking north towards what is now Chatsworth Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. In the distance, the San Fernando Mission is visible, surrounded by open land. circa 1920. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Looking north towards what is now Chatsworth Street and Sepulveda Boulevard in Los Angeles, Callifornia: In the distance, Mission San Fernando Rey de España is visible, surrounded by open land.

People watch in amazement as the Los Angeles Aqueduct water starts flowing down the cascades into the San Fernando Valley, November 5, 1913.

WATER, WATER: November 1913 - People watch in amazement as the Los Angeles Aqueduct water starts flowing down the cascades into the San Fernando Valley.

Brand Boulevard at San Fernando Road, San Fernando, circa 1925. A street car from the Van Nuys line of the Pacific Electric Railway is prominent at center. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Brand Boulevard at San Fernando Road, San Fernando, circa A street car from the Van Nuys line of the Pacific Electric Railway is prominent at center.

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects. (Los Angeles Times)

PHOTOS: Los Angeles Chinatown then and now

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects.

yesterdaysprint: “ San Fernando Valley, California, January 4, 1950 ”

Smog in Los Angeles (January Records of that era show the R. Vazquez & Co. gun shop (visible at left in the picture) located at 972 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena.

Encino, Los Angeles.  Circa 1961.

Encino, Los Angeles. Circa 1961.

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