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Old Posted Aug 31, 2010, 5:01 PM
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The longest wharf in the world located off Pacific Palisades (1892).



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below: The Santa Monica Railroad leading to the Big Wharf, March 3rd, 1894.


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below: Pacific Palisades mile long wharf in 1893.


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Notice the RR turntable in the lower right corner.







below: An excellant view of the mile long wharf in 1916.


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below: This 1912 view really illustrates the extreme length of the wharf. It's just amazing.
To be honest, I didn't know this wharf existed until a few months ago.










below: Pacific Palisades in the 1920s.
The description on the photo didn't say, but I'm guessing this is where the mile long wharf used to be.


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