B Line

449 at Macy and Alameda

Posted on: December 15, 2012 by Pacific Electric 3 Comments
Ralph Melching Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Ralph Melching Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

Los Angeles Railway car no. 449 pauses for this amazing photo in front of the Kerckhoff-Cuzner Mill & Lumber Company, located at Macy and Alameda Streets in Los Angeles, on June 13, 1937. Check out the terrific US 101 and US 99 shields.

William G. Kerckhoff was a UCLA benefactor who bequeathed money upon his death to build Kerckhoff Hall, one of the more famed buildings on the UCLA campus. Learn more here and here.

Ralph Melching Photo, Pacific Railroad Society Collection

3 Responses

  1. Aya Cuzner

    September 4, 2013

    My husband’s great grandfather and his partner owned the lumber company photographed here. This is such a wonderful photo. Thank you for posting this!

  2. Bob Davis

    September 5, 2013

    Would this building have been removed to make way for Union Station?
    The new Ganahl Lumber yard in Pasadena has a photo of their original facility north of what is now Old Pasadena–in the distance is the PE Pasadena carbarn, apparently still under construction at the time.

  3. LARy 425 at Kerckhoff-Cuzner Lumber | Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society

    May 10, 2015

    […] Railway car no. 425 on B Line service pauses for a photograph in front of Kerckhoff-Cuzner Lumber, which we featured earlier in a Ralph Melching photo here. Note the US 101 and 99 highway signs in the foreground of both images. This must have been a […]


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