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The collection consists of a small, disassembled album of mounted photographs depicting the Bliss Ranch, owned by brothers John Dallett Bliss and Robert Parker Bliss from the mid to late 1890s. The ranch was located near the base of the Verdugo Mountains in Glendale, California, on property once part of the Rancho San Rafael Spanish land grant. In 1900,Leslie C. Brand purchased the property and shortly thereafter he sold a tract to the Pacific Electric Railway. Bliss Station became the northern terminus for a line extension running from downtown Los Angeles to the Verdugo Mountains. The property also included the Sepulveda Adobe, which the railroad turned into the legendary Casa Verdugo restaurant, a popular tourist destination known nation-wide.
0.75 linear feet, 1 box
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