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Old Posted Jan 23, 2011, 8:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mdiederi View Post
Thanks for telling me about that book, sopas ej. On the Amazon site they show pages with the list of illustrations, which says there's a map of "Williams Ranch and the Sleepy Lagoon Reservoir". Further googleing found a Times article that said the Williams Ranch area was in Montebello, and that that part of Montebello is now part of Bell, just south of Maywood, which would put it near the river.
Very interesting. Yeah, driving through that area today, it's nothing but industrial warehouse-type buildings, you'd never guess there was once a reservoir there where people went swimming.
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