Another manually colorized postcard view of Long Beach featuring Pacific Electric interurbans ferrying tourists from downtown Los Angeles to the then-resort town of Long Beach.
Jack Finn Collection
Another Ocean Avenue West, Long Beach, Cal2010-05-102011-11-17https://www.pacificelectric.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/peryhs-logo-350.pngPacific Electric Railway Historical Societyhttps://www.pacificelectric.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/peryhs-logo-350.png200px200px
Fascinating. This is the exact same photograph as below, but they took the time to paint out the foreground line pole. The wagon wheel and some of the people are “freelanced”.
An appropriate view for the 20th Anniversary of the Long Beach Blue Line opening (yesterday was 20 years after public demonstration rides, and tomorrow is 20 years after the first scheduled service. (and for music fans, today is Linda Ronstadt’s birthday)