Southern District

628 to Watts

Posted on: December 17, 2009 by PERyHS 4 Comments
Jack Finn Collection

Jack Finn Collection

Pacific Electric streetcar no. 628 passes a Los Angeles Railway streetcar heading north through downtown Los Angeles.

Modified based on comments

Jack Finn Collection

4 Responses

  1. Alan Fishel

    June 7, 2010

    This is 9the and Spring and Main looking north in the 1940’s

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  2. Mike Marincovich

    September 1, 2011

    Off in the distance on South Main Street is the CECIL HOTEL, It looks the same today. This photo view looks down what is today the LA Historic Core. A fair number of the old buildings in the photo are still there today.

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  3. Paul Kakazu

    September 1, 2011

    PE 628 is actually going north and the destination sign on the north end of the car (the end we can’t see) probably says “Sierra Vista”. The car has almost completed the right turn from westbound Ninth Street onto Main Street – its trolley pole is still touching the curved part of the contact wire.

    – thank you, Paul – caption changed. – ed.

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  4. Jim Gannon

    January 8, 2013

    Good catch Mr. Kakazu. . . . .

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