Nathan Masters | KCET
Nathan Masters is host and executive producer of Lost L.A., an Emmy Award-winning public television series from KCET and the USC Libraries. The show explores how rare artifacts from Southern California's archives can unlock hidden and often-surprising stories from the region's past. Nathan’s writing has appeared in many publications, including Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. He also helps manage public programs and media initiatives at the USC Libraries, home to the L.A. as Subject research consortium.
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In 1910, a colorful inventor cleared a swath through his Burbank orchard and built an experimental monorail, the Aerial Swallow.
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The Orange County amusement park started as a roadside fruit stand.
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Cecil B. DeMille had already pioneered one Los Angeles industry, and in 1920 he was on the cusp of launching another.
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Why would L.A. conceal its gleaming concrete dam in the Hollywood Hills beneath dirt and vegetation?
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Its May 30, 1897 test drive marked the dawn of the automobile age in Los Angeles.
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Call it 19th-century L.A.’s idea of a thrill ride.