By Steve Crise Over the years there have been a good number of steam and diesel locomotives displayed along Exposition Boulevard courtesy of Pacific Electric Railway’s Santa Monica Air [...]
By Ralph Cantos This beautiful photograph from the Craig Rasmussen Collection was taken by the late Al Haij on a summer day in 1947 (July 11, to be exact). This three-car train of wonderful 950s [...]
By Ralph Cantos This spectacular photograph of the Pacific Electric’s San Pedro Station shows a 3-car train of 10 Hundreds waiting departure time to Los Angeles, as a former Portland [...]
Editor’s Note: News upon the sudden closure of the West Hollywood architectural icon Formosa Cafe, whose exterior features former Pacific Electric car no. 913, prompted transit historian [...]
Here are a collection of images of Pacific Electric no. 1260, its many adventures and even a prominent mishap, all captured by photographers back in the day.
By Ralph Cantos This 8×10 photograph from the Craig Rasmussen collection shows “Butterfly 12” no. 1221 rolling along towards San Pedro Station on March 5, 1948. In as much as the [...]
By Ralph Cantos Pacific Electric no. 538 was one of a 20 “lite interurbans” (530-549) built for the Pacific Electric Railway in 1909 by world famed St. Louis Car Co. The “Medium [...]