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Old Posted Jul 5, 2014, 12:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Chuckaluck View Post

Originally Posted by Tourmaline View Post

Also, what are the tall shadowy structures in the background? Manufacturing? Refining? Hampton Court?
Originally Posted by AlvaroLegido View Post

It is Marchessault (looking East) and Alameda. The slope is still there.
The shadowy structures have to be refining beyond Lyon Street.
You can see some of the industrial structures near the word "Boundary" in this picture posted by MichaelRyerson:

Here's a better view of them taken after the completion of Union Station

Detail of picture at USC Digital Library

The full picture shows the Aliso Street viaduct under construction, so it must have been taken in the early 1940s. There's more on the construction of the Aliso Street viaduct in post #18016.

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