A Line

LARY 53 at Fountain and Vermont

Posted on: May 25, 2015 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Steve Armitage Collection

Los Angeles Railway car no. 53 on A Line service pauses momentarily as the motorman inspects the front end in this image dated Sunday, January 9, 1944.

Steve Armitage Collection

LARy 53 on the A Line

Posted on: May 10, 2015 by Pacific Electric No Comments

 

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

It's probably a chilly morning as the Los Angeles Railway motorman wears a pea coat as he inspects the front end of A Line car no. 53 in this undated image.

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

LARy 89 on the A Line

Posted on: May 10, 2015 by Pacific Electric No Comments

 

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

Los Angeles Railway car no. 89 pauses on the A Line in this undated photo.

Philipott and Baldridge Collection

The Last A Car

Posted on: February 1, 2014 by Pacific Electric No Comments

 

Roy Finley Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Roy Finley Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

It's the final A Line car at 7th and Hill Streets, 4AM on June 30, 1946. And the gang is definitely all here: L. to R. Ray Younghans, Jack Ferrier, Sawdust O'Reilly (L.T. Gotchy) Wayne Melching, Ralphs Shears, Phil Goldman, Jim Spencer, Robert Slocom, Carl Blaubach, Fred Hust, Jack Hedden, Chard Walker, and motorman D.F. Hutton.

Roy Finley Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

560 at Temple and Glendale

Posted on: November 3, 2013 by Pacific Electric No Comments

 

RVM-LATL-560-Temple-1946

Los Angeles Transit Lines car no. 560 rolls westbound on the A Line on Temple Street at Glendale Boulevard in 1946.

Robert T. McVay Photo

The Last A Car Southbound at 7th and Hill

Posted on: May 23, 2013 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

This amazing Roy Finley photo captures the railfan riders of the final Los Angeles Railway A Line car (no. 90) on June 30th, 1946, at 4AM at the intersection of 7th and Hill streets in downtown Los Angeles.

LEFT TO RIGHT: Ray Younghans, Jack Ferrier, Sotdust O'Reilly (L.T. Gotchy) Wayne Melching, Ralphs Shears, Phil Goldman, Jim Spencer, Robert Slocom, Carl Blaubach, Fred Hust, Jack Hedden, Chard Walker, (and motorman D.F. Hutton). Photo by Roy Finley

This image is from the Chard Walker collection housed at the Pacific Railroad Society in San Dimas, California, and is presented here with their permission and gracious cooperation.

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Railroad Boosters on the Final A Line Run

Posted on: November 14, 2012 by Pacific Electric 4 Comments

 

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

The Railroad Boosters are captured by photographer Roy Finley in this June 30, 1946, image aboard Los Angeles Railway's final A car southbound at 7th and Hill - at 4AM. In the image, from left to right: Ray Younghans, Jack Ferrier, Sotsdust O'Rielly, Wayne Melching, Ralph Shears, Phil Goldman, Jim Spencer, Robert Slocum, Carl Blaubach, Fred Hurst, Jack Hedden, Chard Walker, (and motorman D.F. Hutton).

Roy Finley Photo, Chard Walker Collection, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

63 at Silver Lake and Temple

Posted on: January 27, 2012 by Pacific Electric 1 Comment

 

Robert T. McVay Photo, Ralph Cantos Collection

Robert T. McVay Photo, Ralph Cantos Collection

Los Angeles Railway no. 63 crosses over Silver Lake Blvd. on Temple Street in this A Line photo from 1946.

Robert T. McVay Photo
Ralph Cantos Collection

62 at West Temple Street

Posted on: January 27, 2012 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Robert T. McVay Photo, Ralph Cantos Collection

Robert T. McVay Photo, Ralph Cantos Collection

Los Angeles Railway no. 62 in A Line service rolls down West Temple Street in this 1946 photo.

Robert T. McVay Photo
Ralph Cantos Collection

32, 22, Pay Only $1 Per Week

Posted on: December 13, 2009 by PERyHS 3 Comments

 

Jack Finn Collection

Jack Finn Collection

Los Angeles Railway L Line streetcar no. 32 proceeds up Broadway between First and Temple while being followed by A Line car no. 22. The United Radio Stores storefront promises new 1939 designs for only $1 a week.

Modified based on comments

Jack Finn Collection