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Air Raid Sirens

Air Raid Sirens (map courtesy of Dennis Hanley)

The Air Raid Sirens of Los Angeles, built 1941, are located throughout Los Angeles, California.

sources: EOC AND WARNING COMMON CARRIER CIRCUITS

additional information: Dennis’ Air Raid Siren Page

Pacific Electric Railway Echo Park Ave Line (“Red Car” Trolley)

Pacific Electric Railway Echo Park Ave Line c.1949 (photo taken on Cerro Gordo St. courtesy of Tom Wetzel)

The Pacific Electric Railway, in operation from 1901-61, was located in Los Angeles, California. (map)

sources: United States Geological Survey

additional photos: Pacific Electric Historical Society

additional information: The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California

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