Western District

A New Life in Mexico

Posted on: January 3, 2010 by PERyHS 1 Comment
Alan Weeks Photo-Collection

Alan Weeks Photo-Collection

Former Pacific Electric Echo Park Line 100-series streetcars idle at the terminus in Vera Cruz, Mexico on July 23, 1958. Many ex-PE units were sold to operations around the world after rail operations ceased in Los Angeles.

Alan Weeks Photo
Alan Weeks Collection

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  1. Bob Davis

    January 19, 2012

    Note that the cars have only one trolley pole. According to Special 28, they were modified for single-end operation, and the modern control systems were replace with Type K controllers.

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