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Street railways and the growth of Los Angeles

horse, cable, electric lines
  • 170 Pages
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Golden West Books , San Marino, Calif
Street-railroads -- California -- Los Ang

Places

California, Los Ang

StatementRobert C. Post.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF725.L68 P67 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p., [8] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2202068M
ISBN 100870951041
LC Control Number89023777
OCLC/WorldCa20527566

The book covers the period of to the s, what may be considered the era of the streetcar, prior to the introduction of freeways for automobiles. The author describes a surprisingly robust competition among the various companies for ridership on their mass transit companies.5/5(1).

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44th Avenue, Golden, CO • Main Museum: • Library Research Desk: Open Daily AM TO 5. When Los Angeles Union Station opened on May 3, at North Alameda Street, the Santa Fe, Southern Pacific and Union Pacific all relocated passenger service to the new station. During the 's as many as trains arrived and departed daily.

The Pacific Electric and Los Angeles Railway also provided interurban and local railway service. The growth of Los Angeles far outpaced that of San Diego. In the Boom years the population of Los Angeles rose f toIn shipping Los Angeles far outdistanced its nearby rival.

vessels docked at San Pedro and deliveredtons of freight in That year only ships withtons of goods stopped at San Diego. They have little more than history books and the rose-tinted memories of old-timers from which to reconstruct the heyday of urban rail in Los Angeles, a city which spent decades after the.

Library ID (No Spaces!) or EZ Username Phone (Last four digits) or EZ Password. Remember Me (lasts for 2 weeks, or until you log out). "Street Railways and the Growth of Los Angeles" by Robert C. Post published by Golden West Books in has more pictures of the construction of the Cable Car line in as well as other historical information.

The line operated on First Street for a few years before it went bankrupt and was replaced by a trolley car line that. Early Years During the early and mid′s the historic streetcar served as a popular mode of transportation along Broadway and throughout the Los Angeles region.

The streetcar system was primarily operated by Pacific Electric () and developed into the largest trolley system in the world by the ′s. This breadth of scale enabled residents and.

Los Angeles Railway: | | Los Angeles Electric Railway | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and. For the first time ever, after decades of research, the story of Louisville's street railways and their impact on the city is told in detail in Louisville's Street book is supplemented by several hundred photos, drawings, and illustrations, and 14 large-scale maps of Louisville's Street Railway Lines, Interurban Lines, and Steam Railroad Routes that are enclosed in an envelope and.

The California Historical Society Collection is incomparable for the documentary picture it provides of the growth of Southern California, particularly the development of the Los Angeles region, between and The collection contains more t photographs.

High Speed Rail (HSR) •a rail line and service designed for high speed operation - cruising speed of + mph •Japanese introduced the first high speed trains in the mid s – Shinkansen (Bullet Train) •today high speed rail lines are common in France, Germany.

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Home California Historical Society Collection, Map of the street railway lines of the Los Angeles street car system, December California Historical Society Collection, Map of the street railway lines of the Los Angeles street car system, December   As Scott L.

Bottles notes in his book Los Angeles and the Automobile, “As early ascalled for plans to separate these trains from regular street traffic with elevated or subway lines.”.

The Los Angeles Railway (also known as Yellow Cars, LARy and later Los Angeles Transit Lines) was a system of streetcars that operated in Central Los Angeles and surrounding neighborhoods between and The system provided frequent local services which complimented the Pacific Electric "Red Car" system's largely commuter-based interurban routes.

The goals of the PERyHS are: to preserve and maintain historical documents, visual images, oral histories, and historical studies; to make these materials available to the general public via publications (monographs), presentations and displays to non-profit groups and organizations and to assist other non-profit organizations in their efforts to preserve the legacy of the Pacific Electric.Relief shown in hachures.

Shows various city rail lines in different colors. Stamped: "Library of Congress, " Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.To celebrate the formal opening of the line Banning and the railroad directors invited all of Los Angeles for a free round-trip on the train and a huge dedication ball afterward at the Los Angeles depot on Octo following the arrival of the railroad's second and larger locomotive, the Los Angeles.

Over 1, took the excursion.