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Old Posted Jun 16, 2024, 8:38 PM
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AlvaroLegido, by slightly shaking a stereoview image via a gif you get an idea of the 3 dimensional quality.

Here's an example.

People standing by a Ford automobile / location unknown

It's basically the same idea behind the more recent View-Master.

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Ismaelmub, first you have to upload your photographs to a photo hosting site and go from there.

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Guess what folks. I have a mystery location for this afternoon.

I happened upon this slide of a Richfield and Mobil gas station this morning on eBay. I'm pretty sure it's new to NLA.



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Does this area look familiar to anyone?

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Old Posted Jun 17, 2024, 10:19 PM
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Here's another slide from the same time period.


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Re the above photo with the 2 gas stations, I think this is the curve at Highland and Franklin...



....just beneath the canopy of the Richfield station I believe you can see a sliver of the Hughes Market that was at the n.e. corner of Highland/Franklin for many years.
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When I first saw that photo the view felt oh so familiar and you confirmed that with your identification riichkay. With the road that converges there that 2-Way Signal sign is another confirmation.

In that photo, someone has knocked over one of the cones in the road.
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Thanks for figuring out the location of the gas stations, riichkay. I appreciate it.


A news photo just popped up on eBay of an aerial ambulance at LA Eastside Airport in 1933.


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But I don't recall any airport between Los Angeles and Whittier.

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e_r, here is a 1934 list of the less-known airports of the L.A. area:


LA Times, 1/2/1934

But then . . .


LA Times, 3/22/1937
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Been there done that. This post from bygone times mentions Los Angeles Eastside Airport, shown at the bottom near the intersection of Telegraph Rd. and Church Rd.
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I meant to post this map in post #903, along with the photo of Vail Airport.



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Above: As you can see there were actually three airports in the area ;
the tiny Los Angeles Eastside Airport and the Telegraph Atlantic Airport.
But I am confused, because this article lists a similarly-named airport with a different address, 800 E. Whittier Blvd, Montebello:



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The last third of this page (link below) deals with Vail Field and, more to our purpose, the nearby Montebello Airport (opened in 1940) at Telegraph Road and Sycamore, which latter airport became known as East Los Angeles Airport, evidently also called Eastside Airport (different from the by-then closed earlier Eastside Airport of the 1930s on Whittier Blvd. mentioned in my earlier posting).

http://www.airfields-freeman.com/ca/...htm#montebello
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Hmm. .so there were two named Eastside?

Thanks odinthor and Mackerm. I appreciate your help. (I had obviously forgotten about the earlier post)

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I found on ebay an item related to the Los Angeles Eastside Airport:

1) A copy of The Pilot, March, 1930 publication, which lists the address as 800 East Whittier Blvd. The would place the airport on the SW corner of what is now Whittier and Paramount blvds.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/195707962156

I also found an flight map showing the airport in Montebello as being in between the Rio Hondo and the San Gabriel River.

The map is credited as being from August 1933 LA Sectional Aeronautical Chart, and was found on the webpage created by Paul Freeman: "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: California: East Los Angeles Area": http://www.airfields-freeman.com/ca/...E.htm#rosemead

Map:
http://www.airfields-freeman.com/ca/..._m5a5c78f6.jpg

The airport site is now a shopping mall, but previously it was the Paramount Drive-In Theater, a venue I was fully acquainted with in days past.
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