Photograph of a birdseye view of Los Angeles, looking north, ca.1900-1909. At left, street cars and horse-drawn carriages make their way up and down a wide dirt street that extends into the distance. At center, the roofs of highrise buildings can be seen, sprawling towards the mountains in the background, smokestacks visible at right.; Legible signs from left to right include: "[...]Rosslyn", "Wells Fargo & Company", "Barker Bros. Furniture [...]", "The Union Lithograph Company. [...]. Los Angeles Lithographic Company, 'Lithographers'. Printers : Binders. [...]", "Southern [...] Wine Company", and "Hotel Leonide".