Photograph of an aerial view of Long Beach looking north over the city from the ocean, December 8, 1955. The ocean is visible in the foreground, while a wide river or canal drains to the sea at left. The city is at center and contains thousands of small buildings separated by a grid of streets. Agricultural fields can be seen in the distance, while a tall mountain range runs across the image in the background. Photoprint reads: "Aerial Photography, Pacific Air Industries, 725 E. Third Street, Hemlock 5-8326, Long Beach 12, California, reorder number 55-4152."