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Aviation Meet – Through the Lens

January 22, 2010 |  7:00 am


January 1910, Aviation Meet, Grandstands
Los Angeles Times file photo

Here’s a photo that shows the grandstands under construction for the 1910 Aviation Meet. The stands were built quickly, according to The Times, and were considered an achievement for the day.

January 1910, Aviation Meet, Grandstands
Here’s a detail of some men looking at the project.

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And a crew of men who appear to be loading or unloading lumber. 

This is one of the Aviation Meet photos I found in The Times archives. As usual, the old prints are sharp and hold tremendous detail that can be enlarged significantly.

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