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

Posted on: July 25, 2013 by Pacific Electric 3 Comments
Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

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

Mount Lowe Preservation Society Collection

3 Responses

  1. Kendel Cornwell

    July 25, 2013

    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

  2. Bob Davis

    July 25, 2013

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

  3. Al Donnelly

    December 7, 2017

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


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