Donald Duke Collection

PE 1218 Crossing the Santa Ana River

Posted on: September 16, 2015 by Pacific Electric 7 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric 1218 crossing the Santa Ana River on April 7th, 1945.

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

841 at the Shoreline

Posted on: January 8, 2014 by Pacific Electric 8 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection, Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection, Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society Collection

An inbound 800-class interurban car rolls along the shore line of the blue Pacific at an unknown location. It was a place where the line ran behind houses along the beach.

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection, Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society Collection

4611 at 6th and Main

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 3 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric Catalina Special no. 4611 leads a three-unit train down the viaduct at the 6th and Main Street station in downtown Los Angeles on its way to the Catalina terminal in San Pedro. The date is May 20, 1947.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

4604 in Long Beach

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

United States Maritime Commission (Pacific Electric) CalShip specials, lead by no. 4604, wait for the whistle to blow and complete the journey of workers back to downtown Los Angeles. The image is dated April 1945, mere months before VJ Day.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

1620 in Rialto

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 3 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric freight locomotive no. 1620 is captured nearing a grade crossing in Rialto, with two men riding along on the rear pilot. It's wash day to the left rear of the image.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

1465 Near Sierra Vista

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric box motor no. 1465 and its crew member pause for this photograph taken April 6, 1945, near Sierra Vista Station in Alhambra.

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Donald Duke Collection

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1305 in San Bernardino

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric combine no. 1305 pauses at San Bernardino with a "Riverside" destination board in this image taken April 9, 1937.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

1256 and 1252 on the Viaduct at 6th and Main

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 1 Comment

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric interurbans nos. 1256 and 1252 descend the wooden viaduct at the 6th and Main Street station in downtown Los Angeles in this image taken September 1937.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

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1254 Near San Dimas

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 2 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

A four-unit Pacific Electric train lead by no. 1254 rolls as a "Special" near San Dimas on September 26, 1937.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection

1240 and 1222 in Long Beach

Posted on: January 16, 2012 by Pacific Electric 5 Comments

 

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Charles D. Savage Photo, Donald Duke Collection

Pacific Electric interurbans nos. 1240 and 1222 are captured in Long Beach in this image from March of 1938.

Charles D. Savage Photo
Donald Duke Collection