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Cars of Pacific Electric.

Cars of Pacific Electric.

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Published by I.L. Swett in [Los Angeles, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific Electric Railway Company.,
  • Street-railroads -- California, Southern -- Cars.,
  • Electric railroads -- Cars.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInterurbans.
    Statement[Editor: Ira L. Swett]..
    SeriesInterurbans -- v. 22, no. 2, 23, no. 1, 23, no. 2., Interurbans special -- 28, 36, 37.
    ContributionsSwett, Ira L.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (760 p.)
    Number of Pages760
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22931726M

    Car passes at The cars shown in the film are an arch-roof, double-end, double-truck, steel coach with a smoking compartment. They have distinctive porthole style windows on the ends. This type of car was known as a “blimp” on the Pacific Electric. The Pacific Electric lines in the Los Angeles area were electrified at volts DC. Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society, San Gabriel, California. K likes. The Pacific Electric Railway Historical Society (PERyHS) is a non-profit association dedicated to the preservation of.

    Before Pacific Electric 9 Founding of Pacific Electric 15 The Great Merger, Opening of the Longest Line: 23 The Automobile Age Begins: 31 The Great Depression and More Buses: 39 Wartime and Postwar Developments: 55 More Buses, New Company, and the End of Red Cars: The Southern Pacific continued with this color on its electric cars until Pacific Electric resurrected this color and applied it to the "Valley Sevens", the car # modernization project, the first batch of Portland Box Motors converted from coaches, and a few other cars which happened to be in the shop for painting at the time.

    Pacific Cycle Volt Battery-Powered Convertible Sports Car, White Kids will enjoy hours of driving fun with this Pacific Cycle Volt Battery-Powered Convertible Sports Car. It comes complete with realistic foot pedal acceleration. The Pacific Cycle ride-on car also has a /5(45). A man waiting to board a waiting Pacific Electric car at the Watts station circa s | Security Pacific National Bank Collection, Los Angeles Public Library Progressives and Red Car Integration While Progressive reformers might have liked more democratic access to suburban life, the rise of mass culture and "cheap amusements," as historian.


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Cars of Pacific Electric Volume 3 Combos, Locomotive & Non-Revenue Cars Special 37 is the third of three volumes that is full of pictures of the Combos, Locomotive & non-revenue Cars of the Pacific Electric (PE). The book has pictures and diagrams of PE.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Interurbans. Cars of Pacific Electric. Los Angeles, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. The Pacific Electric Railway Company, nicknamed the Red Cars, was a privately owned mass transit system in Southern California consisting of electrically powered streetcars, interurban cars, and buses and was the largest electric railway system in the world in the s.

Organized around the city centers of Los Angeles and San Bernardino, it connected cities in Los Angeles County, Orange Locale: Greater Los Angeles Area.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Interurbans.; Pacific Electric Railway Company. OCLC Number: Description: 3 volumes: illustrations. Pacific Electric Red Cars (Images of Rail: California) Paperback – February 7, by Jim Walker (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(13). Cars of the Pacific Electric V2 Interurban & Deluxe Cars Special 36 is the second of three volumes that is full of pictures of the Interurban and Deluxe Cars of the Pacific Electric (PE).

The book has pictures and diagrams of PE cars from the first interurban cars to palace cars. out of 5 stars Purchase of book: Cars of Pacific Electric: Volume 1 City & Suburban Cars (Interurbans Special 28) Reviewed in the United States on February 3, The book was in good condition, however the packaging was woeful, and it arrived in a damaged condition/5(4).

The book, " Pacific Electric Big Red Cars " by Raphael Long points out SP's interest in Los Angeles's interurbans began with a pair of acquisitions in ; the Los Angeles Traction Company and California Pacific Electric Railway. Afterwards, SP's market share steadily increased.

Jun 1, - Explore Daniel's board "Pacific Electric red cars" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Red car, Pacific, Cities in los angeles pins. The Pacific Electic or Red Car network of electric interurbans covered most of the Los Angeles and northern Orange county.

With over miles of. Nov 9, - Explore Chris Yuergens's board "Pacific Electric Street cars" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Street cars, Pacific, Red car pins. Jim Walker, who helped found this unbelievable museum, wrote "Pacific Electric Red Cars." The author of over 40 railways books has thankfully preserved the history and excitement of the Red Cars through hundreds of photos, which capture the spirit of the cars, those who rode them and the people responsible for their success.

One of "Hollywood" cars built for the Pacific Electric, Red Car # appears at the museum in its original paint scheme. "The seems to have been the car that just kept running and. "Cars of Pacific Electric" follows PE's own roster plan which was based on the numbering scheme worked out infollowing the Great Merger of Septem ; at that time, cars acquired from several component companies were assigned new numbers which were set up in accordance with type of service Rating: % positive.

This is the story of the first cars bought by the new Pacific Electric in and their history through final retirement in Included is information on cars that were sold for use as Seller Rating: % positive.

Los Angeles, The Early Days - The Amazing Story of the Pacific Electric Red Cars - Duration: grimscr views. Pacific Electric in the South Bay - Duration:   In their simplest form, an electric car consists of an energy storage device powering one electric traction motor, which spins wheels via a transmission.

First invented in the 19 th century, electric cars ultimately lost the battle to the internal combustion engine, unable to compete with the energy density of gasoline.

Over one hundred years. This book addresses the period from to of the "new" Pacific Electric Railway that operated electric-powered passenger and freight trains in southern California.

The co-authors had access to extensive photograph files illustrating Pacific Electric cars and their operating environment and selected the best for use in this book. Pacific Electric at Watts Car House: The New Kid in Town 0 By Ralph Cantos This photo taken in February shows newly arrived Pacific Electric no.

at Watts Car House. The was a youngster in the car house, compared to the other cars through that were built in The. This book addresses the forty two years, that the "new" Pacific Electric Railway operated electric powered passenger and freight trains in southern California. The authors had access to extensive photo files illustrating PE cars and their operating environment.

Pacific Electric Red Cars book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of the rail lines created at the turn of the 20th century, /5.Southern Pacific Historical and Technical Society, hardcover. New. Southern California's history and economic development were closely aligned with the Pacific Electric Railway, organized by Henry Huntington and carried on by a new corpo.Pacific Electric Inland Empire Trail, Fontana Car # has been turned into the Pacific Electric Museum, at the corner of Main Street and Electric Avenue in Seal Beach, California.

The Pacific Electric Trail is a mile rail trail that has been constructed along the former San Bernardino Line. As of March [update], approximately 18 miles have been completed, [41] from the planned.