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Exterior view of the Western Air Express airport, shown from a distance, Alhambra, [s.d.]

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Photograph of an exterior view of the Western Air Express airport, shown from a distance, [s.d.]. At center, a long building can be seen from a distance across the field in the foreground. Farther left, shacks can be seen near the building, while a structure that appears to be football uprights appears at right.; Writing along the bottom of the image reads: "Regular LA to NY line. 7 miles from post office. 1 mile southwest Montebello between Union Pacific and Santa Fe railway lines. High tension line on west. Altitude 200 feet. Size, 411 acres. 7500 E--W. 4047 N--S. Hangar in SE corner, 60x140. Man in charge day and night. Repairs; gas, phone, radio. Bus line passes hangar. West winds. As many airplanes visit field as used by owners of field"

Topics: Western Air Express, airport features, Airports; Airplanes
Publisher: University of Southern California. Libraries
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:digitallibrary.usc.edu:p15799coll65/22378
Provided by: USC Digital Library
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