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Catalog Number 2015.001.00475
Title California Drive at Buringame Avenue, 1948
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1948
Description California Drive at Buringame Avenue, 1948. Black and white negative shows a car driving south on California Drive at the corner of Burlingame Avenue. The Burlingame Train Depot appears in the background on the left. In the parking lot of the train depot is a striped truck with the words "BAGGAGE / EXPRESS" on its side. A Borden Dairy billboard reads "Give to fight Cancer" on top of a P.G.& E. office building. There are several cars and buses driving on the street, as well as a group of three women crossing the street at center in the image. On the right in the foreground are two newspaper stands and a fire hydrant. There are several other signs for businesses and products in the background, including: "FORD," "LA CASA," "FOUNTAIN / CIGARS / MAGAZINES," and "COCA-COLA" as well as several motor parts stores.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Burlingame, CA
Subjects Automobiles
Coca Cola
Search Terms Borden's Dairy
Borden's Foods
Burlingame Businesses
Burlingame Station
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association