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Ca. 1956
 
Date
Ca. 1956
Palm tree-lined roads leading to Anaheim, CA. As the streets were widened the trees were all cut down. The road shown is probably Ball Rd., near La Palma, CA.
Palm tree-lined roads l...
1938
 
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Palm tree-lined roads leading to Anaheim, CA. As the streets were widened the trees were all cut down. The road shown is probably Ball Rd., near La Palma, CA.
Date
1938
U.S. Naval Ammunition & Net Depot. Shown are giant piles of anti-submarine floats (spheres) and giant cylinders at the Net Depot. Many people were fearful because they thought the spheres were ocean mines. In reality, the floating steel spheres were made to hold up a net made of cable in the ocean around the breakwater entrances to Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors during WWII. Several Japanese subs tried to penetrate the harbor but were attacked and driven off. A derelict Japanese sub that periodically surfaced in the area was finally sunk off Catalina Island (1948-49)
U.S. Naval Ammunition &...
1946
 
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U.S. Naval Ammunition & Net Depot. Shown are giant piles of anti-submarine floats (spheres) and giant cylinders at the Net Depot. Many people were fearful because they thought the spheres were ocean mines. In reality, the floating steel spheres were made to hold up a net made of cable in the ocean around the breakwater entrances to Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors during WWII. Several Japanese subs tried to penetrate the harbor but were attacked and driven off. A derelict Japanese sub that periodically surfaced in the area was finally sunk off Catalina Island (1948-49)
Date
1946
Huge wooden blimp hangar built during WWII entirely of wood (to conserve strategic metal) and housed U.S. Navy "Lighter-than-air" blimps. The blimp was used for patrol along the west coast of California to watch for enemy submarines. At one time there were 4 blimps serviced and crews were billeted there at the Lighter-than-air Station in Santa Ana, near Tustin.
Huge wooden blimp hanga...
1954
 
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Huge wooden blimp hangar built during WWII entirely of wood (to conserve strategic metal) and housed U.S. Navy "Lighter-than-air" blimps. The blimp was used for patrol along the west coast of California to watch for enemy submarines. At one time there were 4 blimps serviced and crews were billeted there at the Lighter-than-air Station in Santa Ana, near Tustin.
Date
1954
North American Bomber Plant, 1948. B47 production at Long Beach Douglas Aircraft. (see notes inside) (1 of 4)
North American Bomber P...
1948
 
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North American Bomber Plant, 1948. B47 production at Long Beach Douglas Aircraft. (see notes inside) (1 of 4)
Date
1948
The Balboa Pavilion
The Balboa Pavilion
ca. 1905
 
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The Balboa Pavilion
Date
ca. 1905
"Tin Can Beach" or Bolsa Chica Beach, area east of Seal Beach, was not controlled and many people set up tents to camp for the entire weekend. The Pacific Electric Railroad tracks are also shown. (July 4)
"Tin Can Beach" or Bols...
1947
 
Title
"Tin Can Beach" or Bolsa Chica Beach, area east of Seal Beach, was not controlled and many people set up tents to camp for the entire weekend. The Pacific Electric Railroad tracks are also shown. (July 4)
Date
1947
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