Southern District

Stopped at Dominguez Junction

Posted on: June 27, 2017 by Pacific Electric 1 Comment

From photographer Stephen Dudley:

Stopped just south of Dominguez Junction to let people go up the hill for a photo. A car on the Long Beach line can be seen in the right distance.

On 6-30-1957 I was on a charter with 5 blimps that went from LA to San Pedro, Catalina Terminal and Long Beach. I’ve described the pictures as they attached to this email – obviously their sequence follows the order of the trip. All passengers were in the lead car. This was the first 5 car train in a long time and perhaps the last. Running through downtown Long Beach was an unusual sight.

Stephen Dudley Photo, Stephen Dudley Collection

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  1. Gregory L Thompson

    August 11, 2017

    There was a 5-car fan trip in March 1961. In LA and Long Beach streets it was broken into two sections, but it was coupled into a 5-car train on private right-of-way, both northbound and southbound.

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