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Live Steamers Railroad Museum (Trains)

Travel Town Museum Foundation

Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum (photo courtesy of LALS.org)

The Live Steamers Railroad Museum, founded 1956, is located in Griffith Park (Los Angeles), California. (map)

sources: Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum

additional photos: Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum

additional information: Travel Town Museum Foundation

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Pacific Electric Railway Hollywood Line (“Red Car” Trolley)

Pacific Electric Railway Hollywood Line c.1954 (photo taken on Hollywood and Highland, courtesy of Viewliner LTD.)

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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Los Angeles Railway Route 8 (“Yellow Car” Trolley)

Los Angeles Railway Route 8 (photo taken on Main and 6th St. Courtesy of Viewliner LTD)

The Los Angeles Railway Route 8, in operation from 1901-63, was located in Los Angeles, California. (map)

sources: United States Geological Survey

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

additional information: The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California

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Los Angeles Railway Route 5 (“Yellow Car” Trolley)

The Los Angeles Railway Route 5 c. 1954 (photo taken at on Crenshaw Blvd and 60th St. Courtesy of Alan K. Weeks)

The Los Angeles Railway Route 5, in operation from 1901-63, was located in Los Angeles, California. (map)

sources: United States Geological Survey

additional photos: The Transit Coalition, Transportation and the City, Past and Present, Pacific Electric Historical Society

additional information: The Electrical Railway Historical Association of Southern California

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Los Angeles Railway Route J (“Yellow Car” Trolley w/ New Green Paint Scheme)

The Los Angeles Railway Route J c. 1957 (photo taken on Pacific Blvd and Vernon Ave)

The Los Angeles Railway Route J, in operation from 1901-63, 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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Los Angeles Railway Route S (“Yellow Car” Trolley)

The Los Angeles Railway Route S c. 1957 (photo taken on S San Pedro St & 7th St. Courtesy of Veiwliner LTD)

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

sources: United States Geological Survey

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

additional information: The Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California

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Park La Brea (housing)

Park La Brea

Park La Brea c. 1953 (photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library)

Park La Brea, built 1950, is located in the Miracle Mile district (Los Angeles), Los Angeles. (map)

sources: Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

additional photos: Los Angeles Public Library

additional information: Park La Brea

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