Tag Archives: Auto Club of Southern California

110 revisited

  Photographs by Larry Harnisch / Los Angeles Times   I found a trace of the past while exploring Sterling Place just west of Orange Grove Avenue: A parking sign from the Automobile Club of Southern California. I can’t say … Continue reading

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Driving Survey–Route 6

Here’s my jaunt down Route 6: Arcadia to the Auto Club on South Figueroa. Note that I had to alter the route since Figueroa is a one-way street north of Olympic. Also note that I made the trip on a … Continue reading

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Driving survey–Route 5

I wouldn’t ask anyone to do something I wouldn’t try myself, so here’s Route 5 of the Auto Club’s commuting survey from 1957. It’s not an entirely fair test since I made the trip on a Saturday morning, but it … Continue reading

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The Daily Mirror commuting challenge

  July 3, 1957 Los Angeles We complain about traffic all the time. But how much worse is driving in L.A. than it was in 1957? We can find out. Best of all, you can help! You might be surprised … Continue reading

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