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Pacific Electric Railway Sight-Seeing Trolley Trips Brochure (1912)

Posted on: May 24, 2012 by Pacific Electric 1 Comment
Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

Pacific Electric Railway Sight-Seeing Trolley Trips Brochure circa 1912 (front). This brochure describes the Balloon Route, Triangle and Old Mission Trolley Trips which were $1.00 each for a reserved seat and parlor car service.
 

Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

The back of the brochure is dedicated to the Mount Lowe trip with fares from $2.50 when leaving from the 6th and Main PE building.
 

Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

The interior panel promotes the Balloon Route Trolley Trip. This trip included visits to Hollywood, National Soldier’s Home, Redondo Beach, Moonstone Beach, Venice of America and free admission to the Camera Obscura at Santa Monica.
 

Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

Interior panel for the Triangle Trolley Trip. This trip included stops at the walnut groves of Whittier, oil fields, Santa Ana, sugar factories, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach, Naples, Long Beach, Point Fermin, San Pedro and Aviation Field in Dominguez Hills, home of several national air meets beginning in 1910.
 

Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

Interior panel for the Old Mission Trolley Trip. This trip included stops at the San Gabriel Mission, Alhambra, Pasadena, Glendora, Monrovia, Oneonta, Busch Gardens, South Pasadena, and free admission to Cawston Ostrich Farm. Michael Patris Collection.
 

Michael Patris Collection

Michael Patris Collection

Interior panel route map.

One Response

  1. June Tommey

    May 26, 2012

    I lived in LA in the 60’s-70’s and didn’t know that there was a subway system. I really enjoyed seeing the old pic’s of the area. Thank You for this site.

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