Northern District

The Famous Sierra Madre Shot

Posted on: December 16, 2009 by PERyHS 1 Comment
Jack Finn Collection

Jack Finn Collection

This image of Pacific Electric interurban no. 401 at Sierra Madre was used in the creation of numerous postcards and other promotional marketing materials for the PE, and as such is widely recognized.

Jack Finn Collection

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  1. Bjorn Palenius

    September 3, 2014

    It’s nice to know that Hotel Shirley, in the background looks just the same today as it did here! The top part of the hotel was missing for a while, as a picture of the last day of traffic, on this website, shows 9/11/1950


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