• View of regrade north from Madison St., ca. 1906

    View of regrade north from Madison St., ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    View north to regrade steam shovel at work on Spring St. between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. Piper and Taft Sporting Goods and Hotel George appear in the background.

    Identifier: spl_dr_026

    Date: 1906

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  • Men guiding water jets for regrade work, ca. 1906

    Men guiding water jets for regrade work, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Workers guiding hydraulic jets and at unidentified location as spectators look on.

    Identifier: spl_dr_025

    Date: 1906

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  • View of regrading from 2nd Ave. and Lenora St., ca. 1905

    View of regrading from 2nd Ave. and Lenora St., ca. 1905

    Webster & Stevens

    The Washington Hotel is pictured at the top of Denny Hill. Although the regrade started in 1903, James Moore, the owner of the hotel, refused to clear the property until 1906 when regrading of Second and Third Avenues were well underway.

    Identifier: spl_dr_011

    Date: 1905

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  • Spectators watching regrade work, ca. 1906

    Spectators watching regrade work, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Billboard for Charley's Aunt, a production at the Pantages Theatre can be seen in background. Possible location is near the site of the Washington Hotel. Although the regrade started in 1903, James Moore, the owner of the hotel, refused to clear the property until 1906 when regrading of Second and Third Avenues were well underway.

    Identifier: spl_dr_014

    Date: 1906

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  • Train transporting regrade dirt on Westlake Ave., ca. 1906

    Train transporting regrade dirt on Westlake Ave., ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Train on raised railroad on Westlake Ave. near Stewart St. It is likely the the train pictured is the Mount Moses, Denny Hill, Central and Westlake Valley Airline. The towers of St. James Cathedral can be seen in the distance on the left.

    Identifier: spl_dr_031

    Date: 1906

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  • Regrade activity south of Washington Hotel, ca. 1906

    Regrade activity south of Washington Hotel, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    The cable car which provided service up the hill to the Washington Hotel is visible on the right. Although the regrade started in 1903, James Moore, the owner of the Washington Hotel, refused to clear the property until 1906 when regrading of Second and Third Avenues were well underway.

    Identifier: spl_dr_020

    Date: 1906

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  • View east from 2nd Ave. and Pine St. to regrade work, ca. 1906

    View east from 2nd Ave. and Pine St. to regrade work, ca. 1906

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    The Washington Hotel appears at the top of the hill. Although the regrade started in 1903, James Moore, the owner of the Washington Hotel, refused to clear the property until 1906 when regrading of Second and Third Avenues were well underway. The building that appears on the far right is a series of row houses located at 2nd Ave. and Stewart. The same building can be seen in spl_dr_027.

    Identifier: spl_dr_036

    Date: 1906

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  • Men working on regrade, ca. 1906

    Men working on regrade, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Water runoff from the hydraulic jets used for regrade work can be seen at the forefront of the photo.

    Identifier: spl_dr_037

    Date: 1906

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  • View north to regrade at 7th and Virginia, ca. 1906

    View north to regrade at 7th and Virginia, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Dwellings in the process of being lowered appear to the right.

    Identifier: spl_dr_021

    Date: 1906

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  • Regrade spectators, ca. 1906

    Regrade spectators, ca. 1906

    Webster & Stevens

    Men watching regrade work from unidentified location.

    Identifier: spl_dr_019

    Date: 1906

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