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Old Posted Aug 11, 2019, 7:55 PM
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January 1, 1951. Looking north on Fair Oaks Avenue at Glenarm Street, Pasadena. This would be the last New Year's Day that this intersection has streetcars rolling through it. Streetcar service would end in September of that year. But see that liquor store sign on the left? Even today, that business is still a liquor store. And I didn't realize there was a gasometer near that intersection; I wonder when it went away.

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It looks like there were up to five gasometers on that site, although the southern one was by far the biggest. This 1960 aerial just shows outlines of where the two to the right of the northern gasometer once stood. The 1964 view at Historic Aerials appears to only show an outline of the large gasometer, and later views show no trace at all.


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