I think this must have been shot from the top of All Saints. That’s the St. Andrew’s Church tower in the background, mid-right. I’m not sure what the church is on the far right. Maybe Pasadena Congregational at the southeast corner of Los Robles and Walnut? Anybody have a better guess?
No hard hats, no knee pads, no steel-toed boots, no nail guns. Just hard, honest work.
Oh, my aching back!
Two lone cast-stone torches:
Check out the wagon in the lower left:
Where the big clock would be placed in the grand entrance (the clock still runs beautifully):
There’s no way to know what the photographer was going for. The hat? The pick axe? What grabs you about this one?
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Ann Erdman is happily retired after decades of loyal service to the City of Pasadena as Public Information Officer. Her blog can be found at AnnErdman.blogspot.com.