“See Your Navy at the Harbor – Long Beach – San Pedro” Trolley Card

A Pacific Electric trolley card advertising excursions to view the United States Navy as it was anchored in Long Beach and San Pedro (undated, possibly 1920s based on art and hand-lettered typography styles). The excursions listed feature round-trip pricing from the Los Angeles terminal and:

Long Beach, San Pedro, Wilmington, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach for only 55 cents
Venice, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Ocean Park for only 35 cents
Sea Beach/Anaheim Landing for only 60 cents
Balboa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach for only $1

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  • Kendel Cornwell
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    Hi Steve and Michael,

    My name is Kendel Cornwell and I run a History Discussion Group at Malaga Cove Library in Palos Verdes, Ca. Jeff Arnett gave me your names. I am interested in having you talk to my History Group.
    Please contact me at kcornwell@pvld.org
    Looking forward to hearing from you!

    Kendel Cornwell

  • Bob Davis
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    One wonders if any of the ships viewed by passengers on these specials met their end at Pearl Harbor in 1941….

  • Al Donnelly
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    Looks like Arizona was based in San Pedro during this era.

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