Scenes (screenshots) of downtown Newhall from Season 1, Episode 9 of ZIV Television's "Highway Patrol." The episode, titled "Reformed Criminal," first aired in December 1955.
ZIV was a producer of syndicated television programs in the 1950s. "Highway Patrol" ran 4 seasons, 1955-1959, with Broderick Crawford as Chief Dan Mathews and William Boyett as Sgt. Ken Williams; narrated by Art Gilmore.
HB1809a — Outside the former Bank of America building at the northeast corner of 8th Street and San Fernando Road (previously called Spruce Street, now Main Street),
with a view of the Soledad Hotel on the west side of San Fernando Road between 8th and 9th streets (old address 727 Spruce Street).
HB1809b — Closeup of the Soledad Hotel.
HB1809c — Herald's Club bar. Address was 24371 San Fernando Road. West side of San Fernando Road between Market and 8th Street, closer to 8th.
HB1809d — Goodyear Tire shop at 24300 Main Street (east side of San Fernando/Main between Market and 8th streets).
HB1809e — Placerita Liquor at 24358 San Fernando/Main Street in the backgroud; unsure which cleaners was next to it.
HB1809f — The view north up San Fernando Road (Main Street) from the front of the Bank of America building at the northeast corner of 8th Street and San Fernando Road.
Images courtesy of Dave Morrison of St. Petersburg, Florida.
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