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King of the road The Automobile Club of Southern California’s historical ride drives on Interview by Michael J. Pallerino

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n the Auto Club’s Corporate Archives, you will find a rich set of documentation on the Automobile Club of Southern California’s

transportation history. The definitive collection paints a fascinating picture of the iconic Los Angeles area from 1892 to present day.

If you were a history buff taking stock of the archives, you would not be disappointed. The private collection includes a selection of more than 5,000 historic strip maps illustrating the development of major Southern California routes; 40,000-plus photographs from the general photograph collection depicting buildings, businesses, streets and points of interest; and 650 photographs from engineering notebooks that features searchable transcriptions of the engineers’ notes documenting the conditions of streets, highways, bridges, railroads, and more.

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COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION & RENOVATION — JANUARY 2021

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