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Old Posted Oct 10, 2010, 10:26 PM
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Remnants of old Sonora Town.


Below: Adobe structures at 730 & 750 N. Spring St. in 1895


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Below: Buena Vista St. from Bellevue Ave. (later Sunset Blvd. now Cesar Chavez Avenue) in 1887.


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Below: Madam Begons corner store in 1905. No street address given.



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Below: This adobe housed a japanese fancy goods store and an unemployment office in 1890.


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Notice the HUGE piles of horse sh*t.
Can you imagine how cities smelled back in the days of horse and buggies.

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