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June 17, 1950, Transit Strike

June 17, 1950:  Downtown is jammed with cars after transit workers go on strike. The good news? The new Hyperion sewage treatment plant allows Venice Beach to reopen after being quarantined since 1943.
 
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Any chance you could find the original of that photo in The Times archive? That's a great-looking aggregation of streamline vehicles there.


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