Electric Traction Heritage

Visiting the front page of the Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern California will result in a bit of confusion. Looks interesting, but hard to say what’s there exactly. Some detective work will be worthwhile as you find some precious historical perspectives. Like these awesome electric trams that used to run between Santa Monica and Venice:

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And there’s much more.

Did you know there’s another Flight besides Angel’s?

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Court Flight connected Los Angeles Railway Streetcar patrons traveling on Broadway to the top of Bunker Hill at Court Street. Located mid-block between Temple and First Streets, the line was steeper than Angels Flight rising 200 feet in just over 200 feet….”

Speaking of inclines, check out the Mountain Railway on Catalina:

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There’s much more on the site to discover. I’d recommend digging through on the Site Map. And who says there’s no history in Los Angeles?