5002 at North Glendale

Ralph Cantos Collection

Ralph Cantos Collection

Pacific Electric / Metropolitan Coach Lines PCC no. 5002 and motorman pose at North Glendale on April 29, 1955. Four and a half years later, 5002 will be loaded on a flatbed truck along with 5013 for the trip to the LA Harbor in August of 1959.

Ralph Cantos Collection

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  • Jon Brier

    Is this Brand and Mountain? there is still an island in the middle of Brand here.

    • Alex Rojas

      Yes it is. There’s a staircase that goes down
      into the middle of that island. I’m not sure what it’s there for. Might be something left over from the P.E. days.

  • Ralph Cantos

    it is (or was) a rest room for PE motormen and bus drivers for MCL, LAMTA, SCRTD,and anyone with the correct key.

  • George J. Gliaudys, Jr.

    Those were the days for comfortable, clean and convenient public transportation as the picture depicts the neat and nice neighborhood near this station.

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