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Los Angeles Railway Route P (“Yellow Car” Trolley)

The Los Angeles Railway Route P c. 1938 (photo taken on S Broadway and W 6th St. courtesy of Viewliner LTD.)

The Los Angeles Railway Route P, in operation from 1901-63, was located in Los Angeles, California. (map)

sources: United States Geological Survey

additional photos: Transportation and the City, Past and Present, Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society

additional information: The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California

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Palos Verdes Swimming Club

Palos Verdes Swimming Club

Palos Verdes Swimming Club (photo courtesy of Roger Vaught)

The Palos Verdes Swimming Club, built 1930, is located in the Palos Verdes Estates (Los Angeles), California. (map)

sources: City of Palos Verdes Estates.

additional photos: Maureen Megowan

additional information: City of Palos Verdes Estates

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Malaga Cove Plaza

Malaga Cove Plaza

Malaga Cove Plaza (photo courtesy of Roger Vaught)

The Malaga Cove Plaza, built 1930, is located in the Palos Verdes Estates (Los Angeles), California. (map)

sources: National Register of Historic Places.

additional photos: Palos Verdes Local History’s Photostream

additional information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center, Myron Hunt

California Heights Historic District

California Heights

California Heights (photo courtesy of the California Heights Neighborhood Association)

The California Heights neighborhood, built primarily between 1922 and 1939, is located in Long Beach (Los Angeles), California. (map)

sources: California Heights Neighborhood Association.

additional photos: California Heights

additional information: City of Long Beach, California Heights, Los Angeles Times

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Bridge to Nowhere

 

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere, c. 1989 (photo courtesy of Chris Gulker)

The Bridge to Nowhere, built 1936, is located in the San Gabriel Mountains (Los Angeles), California. (map)

sources: Herald-Examiner Collection, Los Angeles Public Library.

additional photos: Geek Hiker, Great Outdoors

additional information: Wikipedia, eHow, Dan’s Hiking Pages, Bungee America, Yelp, Local Hikes

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