Harbor series (Long Beach Harbor), Los Angeles Harbor), Series by John McDowell, 1953
Supplementary material continues: "Chernuscaptions -- Harbor series. #18: Ancient wooden wharf of Outer Harbor Dock and Wharf Co., leased from Harbor Department on 50-year lease which expires in 1956. The section shown includes Berths 51 to 55. Wharf is 50 years old. #19: Another view of Berths 45 to 51 along decrepit docks leased by Outer Harbor Dock and Wharf Co. in San Pedro. #20: Vacant stores on 6th Street, San Pedro's main shopping district. There are 78 vacant stores in central shopping district, 250 throughout the entire downtown area. #21: Long view of nearly deserted 6th Street, San Pedro, on what should be a busy Saturday afternoon. #22: Freighter Fairland loading drums of asphalt at busy Long Beach Harbor, where oil revenues in last 15 years has built a port that is threatening to outgrow Los Angeles Harbor. #23: Exterior view of Port of Los Angeles' Foreign Trade Zone, a new harbor installation in San Pedro's outer harbor. Here foreign ships can land cargo duty-free for repackaging and re-shipment out of U.S. The enterprise, however, has been losing money. #24 and #25: View of large empty stores on 6th Street in San Pedro's downtown shopping district".