A man stands next to a large searchlight on a platform on top of Echo Mountain in Los Angeles, California. A reflection of the Echo Mountain House is visible in the lens of the searchlight. The landscape below is largely undeveloped farmland.
A view of Avalon Bay, with steamships arriving in the harbor, Sugar Loaf Rock on the far right, and the Holly Hill House with its large red-roofed turret is in the foreground on the right. The Incline Railway is visible in the lower right corner.
A view along the waterfront, showing a row of boats tied up at the docks. On the right is a covered structure where crowds of onlookers wait for the sailors to disembark. The oil wells on Signal Hill are visible in the distance.