New Photos Added to Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society


The great website Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society has added some historic Los Angeles streetcar photos to its eminent collection courtesy of Robert Chamberlin Photo and Richard Wilkens Collection. ABOVE: Their latest comes from Los Angeles Transit Lines no. 452 on the N Line service. BELOW: Los Angeles Transit Lines no. 485 is captured on…

Van Nuys Bl. Circa 1940


Valley Relics posted this circa 1940 color photograph of Van Nuys Blvd. facing south (towards Sherman Oaks) near Victory Blvd. Two things in the photo stand out that are different from today: the streetcar running up the center of the street and the diagonally parked cars. For many years, people have spoken about the loss…