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Old Posted Jun 8, 2011, 12:44 AM
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Great pics, Kelton Verdugo!

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I really like this pic, being that you can see the North Broadway bridge/Buena Vista Viaduct pre-restoration. It dates from 1911. I assume some time in the 1950s, the architectural details of this bridge were stripped away. Around the year 2000, the bridge was seismically strengthened and the details that were removed in the 50s were recreated, so now it has the cool-looking columns, balustrades and globular streetlamps. From what I've read, these details were designed to be admired by people on trains going underneath the bridge. Riding the Gold Line today, you can do just that.
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