By Steve Crise Late in the afternoon in July 1947, eighteen-year-old photographer Donald Duke captured this shot of a Pacific Electric Railway two-car train of “elevens” speeding inbound towards [...]
It’s break time for the crew of Pacific Electric no. 1624 (note the operator sitting and reading a book in the open cab), with an unidentified steel-bodied Pacific Electric caboose coupled [...]
Pacific Electric no. 1621 and her crew handle switching duties at State Street Yard in Los Angeles. Note what we now call Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center (“General Hospital”) [...]
Early color stock (1945) in this dramatic image of Pacific Electric nos. 1619 and 1629 coupled to what appears to be a Pacific Electric wooden caboose. A crew member hustles back to 1629 with [...]
More early color stock (1945) with this image of Pacific Electric no. 1612 in basic black at Macy Street Yards. Gordon Glattenberg Collection
More early color stock (1945) with this image of Pacific Electric freight motor no. 1611 at Macy Street Yards in Los Angeles. Gordon Glattenberg Collection
Pacific Electric Express no. 1462 is photographed at Monrovia Station in the Northern District on August 13, 1951. Gordon Glattenberg Collection
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