Partial abandonment of the W Line at North Figueroa Street and Buena Vista Terrace is ongoing in this image dated April 29, 1948. Here, rail has been removed and the street formed for an upcoming concrete pour.
Alan Weeks Photo, Alan Weeks Collection
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The spherical object on the ground at the left? That that’s early predecessor of safety blinkers; a smudge pot with a smoky kerosene flame.