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Sky Tower at Marineland of the Pacific
  • Don Cormier / Los Angeles Times

Sky Tower at Marineland of the Pacific

Posted On: 12:37 a.m. | October 18, 2012

Visitors ride in the recently opened Marineland Sky Tower. View Post»

Gloves that keep working
  • Bill Varie / Los Angeles Times

Gloves that keep working

Posted On: 12:55 a.m. | October 17, 2012

David Thomasson takes a break from his noisy jackhammer, but his gloves keep right on working. View Post»

Bee Gees up for 1979 Grammy Awards
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

Bee Gees up for 1979 Grammy Awards

Posted On: 12:57 a.m. | October 16, 2012

The Bee Gees, from left: Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees were nominated for best record and best album in the 1979 Grammys. View Post»

Runaway tire lands in windshield
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Runaway tire lands in windshield

Posted On: 12:28 a.m. | October 15, 2012

Runaway car wheel lodged into windshield of a gasoline truck on Long Beach Freeway and stuck there. View Post»

Moving space shuttles [updated]
  • George Fry / Los Angeles Times

Moving space shuttles [updated]

Posted On: 9:40 a.m. | October 11, 2012

Starting with the Enterprise in 1977, space shuttles have been trucked, flown and even barged around the United States. But the Endeavour's 12-mile move this weekend is through a heavily populated and developed urban landscape. View Post»

1946 move of the Spruce Goose
  • Los Angeles Times

1946 move of the Spruce Goose

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | October 9, 2012

The H-4 Hercules aka "Spruce Goose" was originally built in sections by Hughes Aircraft in Culver City. In June, 1946, the wings, hull and other sections were transported to Terminal Island in Long Beach for final assembly. View Post»

Bobby Fischer versus 50 players
  • Steve Fontanini / Los Angeles Times

Bobby Fischer versus 50 players

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | October 8, 2012

U.S. chess champion Bobby Fischer makes move during exhibition match against 50 players in the Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood. View Post»

Actress Marjorie Main welcomes 'Deadeye' division home
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Actress Marjorie Main welcomes ‘Deadeye’ division home

Posted On: 12:42 a.m. | October 5, 2012

Actress Marjorie Main is hoisted by soldiers of the 96th "Deadeye" Division during welcome home celebration in Los Angeles. View Post»

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio divorce
  • Bill Murphy / Los Angeles Times

Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio divorce

Posted On: 12:09 a.m. | October 4, 2012

Marilyn Monroe and retired baseball player Joe DiMaggio were married in San Francisco on Jan. 14, 1954. By Oct. 4, 1954, the marriage was over. View Post»

1963 San Fernando Valley median income – $8,736
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1963 San Fernando Valley median income – $8,736

Posted On: 12:56 a.m. | October 3, 2012

Mrs. Joe Melton, teller at Security First National Bank in Fulton-Riverside, holds money illustrating the median income of San Fernando Valley families - $8,736. View Post»

Love captures wandering hippo
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Love captures wandering hippo

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | October 2, 2012

Herman, a wondering hippopotamus, obediently leaves a Laguna Beach rancher's pond under encouragement of his elephant friend Lisa. View Post»

Wheelchair basketball team leaves on 1948 national tour
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Wheelchair basketball team leaves on 1948 national tour

Posted On: 12:39 a.m. | October 1, 2012

Jack Heller, member of a wheelchair basketball team. is hoisted aboard aircraft at Burbank airport as team heads for 12-day eastern tour. View Post»

Multiple cameras for 1981 space shuttle landing
  • Rick Corrales / Los Angeles Times

Multiple cameras for 1981 space shuttle landing

Posted On: 12:20 a.m. | September 27, 2012

Photographer Gerry Perkins demonstrates his multiple camera setup - a converted Korean War era U.S. Army anti-aircraft turret. View Post»

Journalists take a whirl in the spinner
  • Larry Sharkey / Los Angeles Times

Journalists take a whirl in the spinner

Posted On: 12:59 a.m. | September 26, 2012

The spinner, a four-man artificial gravity testing device at the North American Rockwell Space Division plant in Downey, swings through a 150-foot circle at four revolutions per minute. View Post»

'The Flying Kayak' by Chris Burden
  • Mary Frampton / Los Angeles Times

‘The Flying Kayak’ by Chris Burden

Posted On: 12:22 a.m. | September 25, 2012

Chris Burden in his "participation piece" art work entitled "Flying Kayak," on display at the Rosamund Felsen Gallery. View Post»

Ernest Underwood - KHJ radio's 1927 technical supervisor
  • Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLA

Ernest Underwood – KHJ radio’s 1927 technical supervisor

Posted On: 12:25 a.m. | September 21, 2012

KHJ radio technical supervisor Ernest G. Underwood, surrounded by 1927 radio equipment, poses for a portrait by Times photographer. View Post»


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