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Old Posted Jun 19, 2012, 9:11 PM
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Originally Posted by so-cal-bear View Post

I looked for this photo here but didn't find it. Courtesy of www.shorpy.com here is a nice view of the Downtown LA skyline in 1899. The view is looking South East. The dirt road to the upper left side is First Street and about the same elevation to the right the old St. Vibiana's Cathedral is plainly visible at Second St and Main. The roundish structure a bit to the right of St. Vibiana's looks strange. I'm thinking it's a storage tank for water. *That's my best guess*
Fantastic, so-cal-bear--I love the size. I picked out Goldwater Bros, one of the famous family's stores. It was at 146 North Spring in 1899.
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