U Line

Good Bye You Lovable U

Posted on: December 9, 2009 by PERyHS 2 Comments
Jack Finn Collection

Jack Finn Collection

 
A sad event is documented for posterity in this image of the final U Line scheduled run on the Los Angeles Railway, August 3, 1947. The car is decorated to read "Last car to run on the U Line Sunday Aug. 3" and "Last Sowbelly on the streets of Los Angeles."
 
Jack Finn Collection

2 Responses

  1. Alan Weeks

    February 14, 2010

    The date of the U Line Abandonment was Aug 3, 1947 This picture is not at Florence & Vermont. It could be on Mc Clintock, Hoover, 23rd or Washington Blvd.

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  2. Robert Martine

    May 6, 2010

    Westbound on 23rd Street between Scarff and Oak.
    Google Streetview shows not much change in 63 years.

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