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Riding the Pacific Electric Railway: A Look at the Old Streetcars of Los Angeles in 1945

Take a look back at the old streetcars of Los Angeles in 1945, just before the automobile industry bought them out and ripped them up. This photo shows Pacific Electric Railway's car 745, westbound on Hollywood Blvd towards Beverly Hills.
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This photo shows the old streetcars of Los Angeles before the automobile industry bought them out and ripped them all up. This streetcar is the Pacific Electric Railway’s car 745, westbound on Hollywood Boulevard towards Beverly Hills. The photo was taken some time in 1945.

Pacific Electric Railway passengar car number 745 Westbound to Beverly Hills (1945)

Source: Metro Library and Archive

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