Northern District

Box Motor 1450 at Bishop & Company

Posted on: February 20, 2011 by PERyHS 2 Comments
Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

 
Pacific Electric box motor no. 1450 poses in this photo from 1917 in Los Angeles before the Bishop & Company complex, a candy manufacturer best remembered today for having released Pacific Coast League baseball cards. Click here for more info.
 
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Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

2 Responses

  1. Bob Davis

    May 22, 2011

    This car was scrapped in the 1950’s, but a “classmate”, Tower Car 00157 is preserved at Orange Empire, and usually operates during Pacific Electric Weekend (this year it’s June 18-19).

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  2. Steven Purvis

    January 30, 2012

    The caption in Pacific Electric Railway Vol II (pg 83) indicates this photo was in 1917.

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