Buses at Macy Street Yards

Pacific Electric buses rest under shelter at the Macy Street Yards in this image dated January 9, 1953. Included in the image are units nos. 2913 and 2700.

Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection

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  • Bob Davis
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    I hate to admit it, but I think 2700 was the “sample bus” that I saw in front of the Monrovia Public Library in 1951 when PE was about to abandon rail passenger service to my home town. PE representatives set up a card table with leaflets touting the “advantages” of motor coaches, such as being able to drive around obstructions. Not sure if this is still the case, but I think 2700 is preserved, either by Metro or a private collector.

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Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection