Tunnels on Pasadena Freeway
Jan. 1, 1956: Traffic is light in a photo by staff photographer John Malmin for the Know Your City series.
This photo, part of the popular mid-1950s series “Know Your City,” was published in the Feb. 4, 1956, Los Angeles Times:
KNOW YOUR CITY, NO. 79––You can do a series like this just so long and then you work yourself into a hole––or a series of them. Surely you can see through this picture. In more ways than one. Just for laughs where is it? Page 8, Part 1.
From Page 8:
KNOW YOUR CITY––Answer
Sure, sure, sure–all it is is a photo of the Figueroa St. tunnels on the Pasadena Freeway. Sorry to be such a bore. …
Try to do better tomorrow when No. 80 in this Know Your City series will appear in The Times, where else?
I will be posting additional images from the Know Your City series – known for its bad puns.
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