Eastern District

Taking a Break

Posted on: December 16, 2009 by PERyHS 3 Comments
Jack Finn Collection

Jack Finn Collection

A Pacific Electric motorman and conductor take a break from operating a four-unit PE interurban consist (lead by nos. 1241 and 1262).

Jack Finn Collection

3 Responses

  1. David Moser

    August 1, 2010

    I would love to know the story behind this picture.The 3 conductors look like they want to go, the motorman looks like he has no cares in the world. One wonders what the passengers were thinking.

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  2. George Todd

    April 3, 2011

    I would too! Lets do some guessing, maybe somebody else knows.
    The train is loaded, nobody on the ground but the crew, which rules out a fan trip. Where would a loaded special go that it would have to wait on double track? The answer may be a County Fairgrounds special waiting for an opposing train at the end of double track?

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  3. Everett Neal

    November 2, 2012

    I believe the first two PE steel cars are “Long Beach” and “Portland” cars.

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