Welcome to Cornerspotter, a weekly Curbed game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into Los Angeles and its past!
Look at those loons out there, in the open air, traveling on that claptrap old wooden conveyance! According to the Los Angeles Public Library's photo collection, this late-1880s photo shows a cable car line (bonus if you can tell us which one!) that fell out of use at the turn of the century, and was torn down in 1910. "Counting this old viaduct as a part of the old ... bridge, that ancient wooden structure was more than two miles long." What intersection would the photographer likely be standing at if the photo were taken today?
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