June 4, 1908

Above, horses drinking from a trough at the Plaza, 1906.   



At left, the Humane Society expands its program to built drinking fountains for horses with an elaborate installation at Hoover and Benton, which would be about here:

One of the more popular watering troughs was at 9th Street and Main, The Times said. When Humane Society installed a new fountain there in 1910 (with an attendant) more than 300 horses were served on the first day. The fountain could accommodate six horses at a time.
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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to June 4, 1908

  1. Brooke says:

    I really enjoy reading all of your posts! They’re really amazing. I especially love when you show us what a particular place looks like NOW, in comparison.
    Thanks, keep it up!


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