Woman, Baby Hurt in Bike Crash

June 27, 1899, Stove  

June 27, 1899: The Times published many stories about fires that were started by gasoline stoves. Given the primitive nature of firefighting at the time, the results were often tragic.

June 27, 1899, Bicycle  

June 27, 1899: A woman with her baby crashes while trying to ride her bicycle down 1st Street. Before it was altered, 1st Street was extremely steep with a 45-degree grade. The old Central Police Station was on the south side of 1st between Broadway and Hill.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Woman, Baby Hurt in Bike Crash

  1. JScott says:

    Welcome to my L.A. History blog. A recent post about First Street Hill…
    http://losangelespast.blogspot.com/2009/06/pleasant-prospect.html

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