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9350 on Vernon Avenue

Posted on: March 1, 2011 by PERyHS No Comments

 

Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (ex-Los Angeles Railway) Tower Car no. 9350 waits with traffic on Vernon Avenue before crossing the former Pacific Electric's Four Tracks (Long Beach Blvd.).
 
Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

9350 Speeds Across the Four Tracks

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Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

 
Los Angeles Transit Lines (ex-Los Angeles Railway) Tower Car no. 9350 speeds across the Four Tracks (Vernon Avenue at Long Beach Blvd.) with the operator's profile captured in silhouette.
 
Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

9350 at Vermont and Jefferson

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Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

 
Los Angeles Transit Lines (ex-Los Angeles Railway) Tower Car no. 9350 negotiates the turn at Vermont and Jefferson in this terrific image.
 
Bill Whyte Photo, Steve Crise Collection

3092 at the Division 4 Small Shop Building

Posted on: June 12, 2010 by PERyHS 4 Comments

 

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority PCC J Line car no. 3092 sits inside at the Division 4 Small Shop Building in February 1963.
 
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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Vernon Yard, the Day After Abandonment

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Three Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority PCC cars, brought up in the rear by no. 3045, await movement by stinger into storage tracks for decommissioning on the day after LAMTA traction abandonment, March 31, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Waiting to Enter Vernon Yard

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
A lineup of Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority PCC cars wait to enter Vernon Yard where they face decommissioning on March 31, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

3080 and 3048 at Vernon Yard

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Temporary tracks fill Vernon Yard as Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority streetcars are decommissioned one by one at the end of traction service. Here car no. 3080 is powered into a final resting position with a stinger; behind it rests no. 3048. The date is March 31, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

3083 at Vernon Yard

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority PCC car no. 3083 is moved with a stinger at Vernon Yard in this image captured March 31, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

3117 at Vernon Yard

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority PCC car no. 3117 rests at the "end of the wire" in this image captured at Vernon Yard on March 31, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

9117 and 146 at the Division 1 Barn

Posted on: June 12, 2010 by PERyHS 2 Comments

 

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

 
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority wrecker no. 146 pushes an LAMTA trolley bus into the Division 1 Barn. No. 9117 from the 3 Line rests in the next stall. The date is March 30, 1963.
 
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection