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Object ID B190StrmDiv14-08
Title Pacific Coast Highway Flooding
City File Number B190-StormDrainDivisionSheet-14-08
Description View eastward along Malibu Road (now Pacific Coast Highway) at Santa Monica Canyon. Taken from south side of highway at West Channel Road. Showing flooding down Santa Monica Canyon to beach with piles of debris at base of flood water. Pedestrian sign for tunnel to beach access and Texaco Gas Station in road east of flooding. Despite heavy rainfall exceeding six inches that day there appears to have been a break in the rain when the photograph was taken.
Date 03/02/1938
Place Pacific Palisades; Calif
Event March 1938 Flood
Collection Los Angeles City Archives Department of Engineering Historical Photos
Provenance City of Los Angeles Engineering Department
Cataloged by Sklar, Anna
Copyright Los Angeles City Archives, City Clerk
Photographer M. Drake, P. Halleck
Search Terms 1938 Floods
Santa Monica Canyon
Pacific Coast Highway
Pedestrian tunnel
Subjects Streets California Los Angeles.
West Channel Road (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Pacific Coast Highway (Pacific Palisades, Calif.)
Floods California Los Angeles