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by Robert G. Cowan

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Author: Robert G. Cowan
ISBN: 0893708674
ISBN13: 978-0893708672
Language: English
Publisher: Borgo Pr (September 1, 1985)
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a pictorial history of its street-cars. Published 1985 by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif Reprint. Originally published: Los Angeles : Published for the Historical Society of Southern California, 1971. Published 1985 by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Calif. p. : Number of pages. California, California Los Angeles, Los Angeles. Published 1971 by Published for the Historical Society of Southern California in Los Angeles. L68 C68. The Physical Object.

Post, Robert C. (1989). Street Railways and the Growth of Los Angeles. San Marino, CA: Golden West Books.

By the end of World War II, the Huntington estate sold its majority interest to Chicago-based National City Lines. LARY became the Los Angeles Transit Lines, and bigger changes were in store. Many lines were converted to bus operation through the late forties and fifties. Post, Robert C.

With Train Wrecks, Robert Reed presents a major historic work, amply illustrated to present the full impact of this developmental period of rail transport.

Steam boilers blew up. Bridges collapsed under the weight of heavy engines. Locomotives crashed head-on because of signal failures. Passenger cars derailed. With Train Wrecks, Robert Reed presents a major historic work, amply illustrated to present the full impact of this developmental period of rail transport. Series: Pictorial History of Accidents on the Main Line.

A brief history of los angeles, california. US Bank Tower was built in 1989. The first light rail line opened in 1990. The Foundation of Los Angeles. The great city of Los Angeles was founded in 1781. Los Angeles boomed again during World War II (although its Japanese citizens were interned). However, all did not go smoothly in Los Angeles in the 20th century. In the summer of 1943, there were riots called the Zoot Suit riots in which Mexicans were attacked. Then in 1965 Los Angeles was again rocked by riots. Meanwhile in the late 20th century manufacturing industry in Los Angeles declined. However, service industries boomed.

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city .

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. The last train on the last line of greater Los Angeles’ Pacific Electric streetcar network made its last run on 9 April 1961. They have little more than history books and the rose-tinted memories of old-timers from which to reconstruct the heyday of urban rail in Los Angeles, a city which spent decades after the disappearance of the red cars saddled with the reputation as a car-dependent, smog-choked, freeway-bound yet traffic-paralysed dystopia – and not without cause.

Los Angeles Pacific Railroad (1899−1906) was an electric railway and steam locomotive public transit and cargo shipping railway system in Los Angeles County, California. At its peak it had 180-miles of track from Pasadena, through Downtown Los Angeles, the Westside, and Santa Monica, then to the South Bay towns along Santa Monica Bay. The Los Angeles Pacific Railroad was established in 1899 by 'General' Moses Sherman and Eli P. Clark. Clark served as President of the company.

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Oakland, California, Berkeley and Los Angeles: Oakland Museum of California and University of California Press. certainly implied as much. The railroad builders: A chronicle of the welding of the states. certainly implied as much Competition between carriers for rail routes was fierce as well, and unscrupulous means were often used to gain any advantage over one another.

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