Our collection of photographs cover a range of topics, including Altadenans, views of the city, Christmas Tree Lane, churches, Eaton Canyon, historic homes, hotels, Mt. Lowe, Mt. Wilson, Pacific Electric Railway, organizations, schools, disasters (storms, floods, fires, etc.) and many other people, places and events.
Photos are filed in the Archives by topic. Volunteers are digitizing all the photos, but the process is not complete. Prints of the photos in our collection may be purchased for limited use. Prices depend on usage.
AHS also has a collection of postcards dating back to 1908. Subjects include Mt. Lowe, the Alpine Tavern, the Altadena Country Club, Mt. Wilson, Christmas Tree Lane, iconic houses, Devils Gate Dam, and the Pacific Electric Railway and more.