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Found on EBay -- Pigeon Farm

March 18, 2009 |  6:00 pm



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Feb. 22, 1914: The flood waters of the Los Angeles River (no concrete channel in those days) leave half a million pigeons drowned or homeless! 
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Our ancestors in Los Angeles apparently found pigeons to be rare, exotic creatures. And they would pay money to see them. A photo labeled "Yorgason Pigeon Farm" has been listed on EBay. Bidding starts at $6.50.

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Above, death near the pigeon farm, Oct. 7, 1904.


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