Northern District

South Pasadena and original Raymond Hotel

Posted on: March 22, 2013 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments
Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

E. S. Frost & Son Photographers, Colorado Street, Pasadena, Cal. On the back is stamped C. C. Pierce & Co. Photographers, 313 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, Cal. Written in pencil is negative number 6423 and "South Pasadena, Hotel Raymond on the hill. the railway tracks that curve through the fields belonged to the Los Angeles Terminal Railway." These tracks parallel the bottom left of the images and make a soft "S" curve toward the Raymond Hotel. In the distance can be seen Mount Wilson and the San Gabriel Mountains, before there was a peak named Mount Lowe or an incline railway.

Michael Patris Collection

2 Responses

  1. Matthew Reiser

    March 23, 2013


  2. Al Donnelly

    December 8, 2017

    I recently found a large format photo shot from the hotel’s grounds looking outward across the valley from a garden area.


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