Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
Automobile Road Map
Los Angeles to Elizabeth Lake

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Automobile Club of Southern California map (1922): Los Angeles to Ely, Part 1: Los Angeles to Elizabeth Lake.

Mile numbers in circles measure northward from the intersection of 7th and Broadway streets in Los Angeles. Mile numbers not in circles measure south from Little Lake, which is south of Owens Lake in the Coso Range off of modern-day Highway 295.

Ely, a town along the Southern Pacific Railroad, is located in Yolo County and is known today as Norton.

Description (from USC archive): 3¾x10½-inch strip map of automobile routes from Los Angeles to Palmdale and Elizabeth Lake. In two sections. Top section bounded by Southern Pacific Railroad (top), Castaic Creek (bottom), Elizabeth Lake (left), Acton (right). Bottom section bounded by Newhall (top & left), Los Angeles (bottom), Pasadena (right). Due north is about 75 degrees left of vertical (top section) and straight up (bottom section). Other prominent locations (top section): Antelope Valley, Sierra Pelona, Saugus, Mint Canyon, Bouquet Canyon, San Francisquito Canyon. Other prominent locations (bottom section): San Fernando, Van Nuys, Burbank, Lankershim, Glendale, Hollywood, Santa Monica Mountains, San Fernando Boulevard. Printed at bottom is the admonition, "Help prevent fires — it pays." On verso is notice to look for official hotels and garages with a list of 7 hotels and 59 garages (with addresses).

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LW2900: 9600 dpi jpeg from original map purchased 2017 by Leon Worden.

L.A.-Eliz. Lake 1922

Map to Caswell's ~1920s

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