Ocean Avenue’s Red Cars

Bill Everett Collection, Donald Duke Collection

Bill Everett Collection, Donald Duke Collection

Long Beach’s Ocean Avenue in 1943 was a virtual “sea” of Red Cars; here, nos. 1028 and 1054 are ready to leave for San Pedro; behind them, no. 1038 with a blank destination sign rests behind nos. 1028 and 1054.

Bill Everett Collection
Donald Duke Collection

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    It’s photographic scenes like this shown in the photo (above) showing the famed PE “Tens” running through an urban setting, on girder rails, that really inspires me to want to build a dream PE layout, someday. Right now, I’m just a collector of Suydam HO brass traction models.

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