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Monograph #5: Robert B. Petersen: Redondo Beach and the Pacific Electric

Posted on: December 10, 2009 by PERyHS No Comments
Monograph #5: Robert B. Petersen: Redondo Beach and the Pacific Electric

Monograph #5: Robert B. Petersen: Redondo Beach and the Pacific Electric

A native of Redondo Beach, with family members involved with the Main Street and Agricultural Park Railroad, LARY, LATL, LAMTA, SCRTD, and MTA, and living through the demise and rebirth of electric traction in Los Angeles, Robert B. Petersen brings a unique perspective not only to the rail history of Redondo Beach, but also the history of the Pacific Electric. Bob, as he in known to his friends, also relates eye-witness accounts of some very unusual practices and events in the operation of the Pacific Electric. 60 pages, 38 photographs, 4 maps and index.

Oral History Series #3

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