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5 south freeway, San Diego circa 1960s

San Diego Freeway in San Clemente, 1961

The concrete practically glistens in this 1958 photograph of the San Diego Freeway (then CA

Construction work on the San Diego Freeway just south of Sepulveda Canyon. Courtesy of the

Santa Ana Freeway in Tustin, circa 1960

Before the 'Carmageddon': A Photographic Look at the Construction of 5 SoCal Freeways


Mission Valley shopping center opens in 1961. Find this Pin and more on San Diego ...

SHERMAN OAKS: A view of the interchange between the southbound San Diego Freeway at the Ventura Freeway in Note the signage for instead of The 405 freeway ...

Ever Wonder Why Californians Say “The 101” or “The 405” When They

1970s)+## - Postcard view showing the 405 Freeway entering the San Fernando Valley.

Alpine gets water, The 80 gets temporarily even narrower. Find this Pin and more on San Diego ...

May 1957, Looking north from just south of Riverside ...

Chevrolet Promo: San Diego, 1966

San Diego Freeway construction through the Sepulveda Pass, 1961.

The completed 10-405 interchange in 1964. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times Photographic

The Photo is the old Highway junction at old 101 Pacific Coast & Hwy 8 or back then we might of call it 80. You can see the Presidio Mission in the ...

The separation of California 210 east and 57 south. California 57 used to be signed as Interstate 210; those signed were removed and replaced with these ...

A view of a newly opened stretch of the San Diego Freeway through the San Fernando

Traveling south on Interstate 5 (Golden State Freeway), the first appearance for I-210 is on an interchange sequence sign posted after the on-ramp from SR ...

An early 1953 aerial view looking north at the site of San Diego Airpark (courtesy of St. Mark's Church Archives, via Curtis Carroll).


The San Diego Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass linked the growing Jewish communities of West Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.

Aerial shot of the San Diego Freeway (I-5) through San Juan Capistrano

The interchange of the Santa Monica and San Diego freeways under construction in 1963. Courtesy

Old and new alignment

Aerial view of San Diego Freeway from Wilshire Boulevard to Sunset Boulevard, West Los Angeles, 1957 :: Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961

San Diego (I-5) Freeway in El Toro

When you're asked to name the top defining characteristics of Los Angeles, " freeways" will probably be in your top five. If you're not bummin' it at the ...

In addition, most old freeway signs have the freeway name on it, but on newer signs, including later model button copy signs no longer mentions the freeway ...

Oceanside began its 75th year with expectation but the 1960's were not only a time of growth, but a time of change that few could anticipate.

This an example of an old button copy sign on a L.A.-area freeway

The 5

A sign for the 405 San Diego freeway entrance

... (circa 1960) - Expressway view ...

A sign for the 405 San Diego freeway entrance

Metropolitan Los Angeles Freeway System and Metropolitan Inland Empire

Offbeat L.A.: The Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants… A Master List of the Vintage, Historic and Old School

Walker Scott Company, San Diego, California

A flip through San Antonio's photo album over the past century shows how events, construction

Throw an ocean-view party for $10

... travel lanes on I-5 default onto Interstate 210 east. The Foothill Freeway initially encircles Sylmar before passing by the city of San Fernando.

Entering the directional T interchange (Exit 161A) with Interstate 210 (Foothill Freeway) east on southbound Interstate 5 (Golden State Freeway).

The very large Loara High School Saxon Band (from Anaheim) marches in the 1967 All-Western Band Review on Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach.

The early fliers arrives in time for breakfast at the Lazy-A Guest Ranch.”

Growing Up in San Diego - San Diego Magazine - November 2015 - San Diego, California

A flyover from SR 14 south forms the southbound beginning of the I-5 HOV lanes, three quarters of a mile ahead of Interstate 210 (Foothill Freeway) east.

Why Does San Diego Have Such Bad Air Quality? It's Worse than You Might Think…

Vintage San Fernando Valley

The original 395 started here, just south of University of California San Diego.

Todd Gloria at Pacific Beach in the late '70s

US 281 southbound towards Downtown San Antonio


5. The 210

... of I-35E looking towards the Mixmaster, circa September 1960: http://www.texasfreeway.com/Dallas/historic/photos/images/i35e_stemmons_9_17_1960.jpg

7. The 405. A.K.A.: San Diego Freeway

The Seven Seas Locker Club in downtown San Diego was a huge place off Broadway that took up a city block and never closed. You could go there at anytime, ...

Though it's no longer officially U.S. 395, the route is remembered in signage north of San Diego.

Sign Announcing Development of Lane Field Site, San Diego, California, Circa 2006

HEART AND VASCULAR CARE • Nationally Accredited for Mission Lifeline Heartcare. • What does this mean for our patients? We prepare for your arrival as soon ...

Walker's opened in downtown San Diego in 1935, but wasn't renamed Walker-Scott until the 1950s.

Points of Interest

A circa late 1930s – early 1940s advertisement for the Speer Flying Service proclaimed “Every girl loves an aviator.”

Moonshine Beach in the former Victory Lanes building, 2017

Pomona Freeway eastbound and 57N Interchange, with Grand Ave. exit (exit 24B) for Mt. San Antonio College, Chino Hills, and Diamond Bar visible

Bristol Street in Costa Mesa circa 1974 near South Coast Plaza. (Courtesy Costa Mesa Historical Society)

George Freeth, circa 1918. 90 Years of Curl. By Jeannette De Wyze San Diego ...

The port, the lawyer and the salesman. A couple walks past the closed Grape Street Piers along San Diego's ...

Avo Theater 1956 “Janet Leigh, Jack Lemmon – My Sister Eileen”

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1965 San Diego Chargers at Sunset Park.

I received my Private Pilot certificate at National City Airport in 1955.”

A.K.A.: Hollywood Freeway Route: Four Level Interchange to Route 134 and Route 170 junction

(1962)* - View looking north toward the San Fernando Valley from the edge of the newly completed 405 Freeway. An early model Ford Rambler is seen on the ...

Perfect Beach Towns

The last depiction which has been located of La Pressa Airport was on the 1958 USGS topo map.

This is when they were building the offramp from Harbor Drive south to meet future I-5 south, and this view is north near SW Montgomery.

January 25, 1964, approaching San Diego from SFO and LAX, on PSA ElectraJET Flight 136, N171PS. That's La Jolla dead ahead then San Diego, and Point Loma ...

The Alamo isn't the only San Antonio landmark we'll always remember.

The city removed the gravestones in the 1960s to build the park, but 4,000 bodies still remain underground. 1521 Washington Place, Mission Hills

(1957)^^ - Aerial view looking north toward Sepulveda Pass where construction of the San Diego (405) Freeway is underway. The section between Wilshire Blvd ...

Engineering began on the Gulf Freeway in 1947 and it became Texas' first freeway. To my knowledge it has never been completely open, without construction, ...

Heading south on 395 not far from the Canadian border. This section of the road was all new to the author.

Exotic, totally nude acts lined Austin Highway in the 1970s, from clubs like the

 Lee's work once spanned across North America. Besides the State Theatre, San Diego County once boasted a number of S. Charles Lee designs.

San Diego in the 1970s

... directional T interchange with the Golden State Freeway. Due to the 1971 Sylmar (San Fernando) earthquake, the Interstate 210 west to Interstate 5 south ...