What Did Los Angeles Look Like in 1869?

Aren’t you curious what Los Angeles looked like back around the Civil War? Here is a photo taken four years after the end of the war. The caption states that the image was taken from where the court house stands today. Make sure¬†you click on it for a larger¬†version.

Los Angeles in 1869. Main portion of Los Angeles, taken from the site where the Court House now stands

Source: Library of Congress