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The Pacific Electric, 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 1920s. [1]

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Alhambra, California

Alhambra is a city located in the western San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California, United States, approximately eight miles from the Downtown Los Angeles civic center.

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American Car Company

The American Car Company was a streetcar manufacturing company based in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Anaheim, California

Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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Angelino Heights, Los Angeles

Angelino Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, California, situated within neighboring districts of Chinatown and Echo Park.

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Antonio Villaraigosa

Antonio Ramón Villaraigosa (né Villar Jr.; born January 23, 1953) is an American politician who served as the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles, California, from 2005 to 2013.

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Arrowhead Springs, San Bernardino, California

Arrowhead Springs is a highly mountainous neighborhood in the municipality of San Bernardino, California, officially annexed to the city on November 19, 2009.

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Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County)

The Arroyo Seco, meaning "dry stream" in Spanish, is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Arroyo Seco Parkway

The Arroyo Seco Parkway, also known as the Pasadena Freeway, is the first freeway in the Western United States.

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.

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Automobile Club of Southern California

The Automobile Club of Southern California is the Southern California affiliate of the American Automobile Association (AAA) federation of motor clubs.

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Azusa, California

Azusa is a city in the San Gabriel Valley, at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Belmont Tunnel/Toluca Substation and Yard

The Belmont Tunnel (or Hollywood Subway) / Toluca Substation and Yard is a designated historic monument located within the city limits of Los Angeles, remnants of the former Pacific Electric Railway's line that ran between the Subway Terminal Building in Downtown Los Angeles and the residential district of Westlake.

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Beverly Hills, California

Beverly Hills is an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.

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Blue Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Blue Line is a light rail line running north-south between Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, passing through Downtown Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, Watts, Willowbrook, Compton, Rancho Dominguez and Long Beach in Los Angeles County.

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Boxcar

A boxcar is a North American railroad car that is enclosed and generally used to carry freight.

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Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista Street (formerly known as Sunshine Plaza) is a themed "land" at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort.

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Burbank, California

Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States, northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

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Bus

A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Caboose

A caboose is a manned North American railroad car coupled at the end of a freight train.

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Cabrillo Beach

Cabrillo Beach is a historic beach located in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California.

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Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is an aquarium in San Pedro, California, United States, a community within Los Angeles.

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Cahuenga Pass

The Cahuenga Pass (from the indigenous Tongva language), elevation, is a low mountain pass through the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains in the Hollywood district of the City of Los Angeles, California.

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California County Routes in zone N

There are 9 routes assigned to the "N" zone of the California Route Marker Program, which designates county routes in California.

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California Digital Newspaper Collection

The California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC) is a freely-available archive of digitized California newspapers, accessible at the project's web site.

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California Public Utilities Commission

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or PUC) is a regulatory agency that regulates privately-owned public utilities in the state of California, including electric power, telecommunications, natural gas and water companies.

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California State Route 91

State Route 91 (SR 91) is a major east–west freeway located entirely within Southern California and serving several regions of the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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Canoga Park, Los Angeles

Canoga Park is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Claremont, California

Claremont is a city on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, California, United States, east of downtown Los Angeles.

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Collis Potter Huntington

Collis Potter Huntington (October 22, 1821 – August 13, 1900) was one of the Big Four of western railroading (along with Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker) who built the Central Pacific Railroad as part of the first U.S. transcontinental railroad.

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Colton, California

Colton is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.

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Commuter town

A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.

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Covina, California

Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, California, about east of downtown Los Angeles, in the San Gabriel Valley region.

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Culver City, California

Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California.

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Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure Park, commonly referred to as Disney California Adventure, California Adventure, or DCA, is a theme park located in Anaheim, California.

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Disneyland Resort

The Disneyland Resort, commonly known as Disneyland, is an entertainment resort in Anaheim, California.

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Dominguez Rancho Adobe

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe is California Historical Landmark Number 152, and in 1976 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.

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Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, as well as a diverse residential neighborhood of some 58,000 people.

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Dual gauge

A dual gauge railway is a track that allows the passage of trains of two different track gauges.

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Duarte, California

Duarte is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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E. H. Harriman

Edward Henry "Ned" Harriman (February 20, 1848 – September 9, 1909) was an American railroad executive.

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East Los Angeles, California

East Los Angeles, or East L.A., is an unincorporated area in Los Angeles County, California.

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El Monte, California

El Monte is a residential, industrial, and commercial city in Los Angeles County, California, the United States.

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El Segundo, California

El Segundo is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Eli P. Clark

Eli P. Clark (1847-1931) was a pioneer railway builder of Southern California and a leader in the civic, philanthropic and social activities of Los Angeles.

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Epes Randolph

Epes Randolph (August 16, 1856 – August 22, 1921) was an American civil engineer and businessman who constructed railroads in America's South, Ohio, Arizona, California, and Mexico.

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Expo Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Expo Line is a light-rail line that runs between Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica.

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Fontana, California

Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.

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Fresno, California

Fresno (Spanish for "ash tree") is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Fresno County.

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Gardena, California

Gardena is a city located in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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General Motors streetcar conspiracy

The General Motors streetcar conspiracy refers to convictions of General Motors (GM) and other companies for monopolizing the sale of buses and supplies to National City Lines (NCL) and its subsidiaries, and to allegations that this was part of a deliberate plot to purchase and dismantle streetcar systems in many cities in the United States as an attempt to monopolize surface transportation.

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Girl Shy

Girl Shy is a 1924 romantic comedy silent film starring Harold Lloyd and Jobyna Ralston.

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Glendale, California

Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Glendora, California

Glendora is a city in the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles County, California, east of downtown Los Angeles.

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Gold Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Gold Line is a light rail line running from Azusa to East Los Angeles via Downtown Los Angeles serving several attractions, including Little Tokyo, Union Station, the Southwest Museum, Chinatown and the shops of Old Town Pasadena.

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Greater Los Angeles

Greater Los Angeles is the second-largest urban region in the United States, encompassing five counties in southern California, extending from Ventura County in the west to San Bernardino County and Riverside County on the east, with Los Angeles County in the center and Orange County to the southeast.

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Green Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Green Line is a light rail line running between Redondo Beach and Norwalk within Los Angeles County; it is one of six lines forming the Los Angeles Metro Rail system.

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Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout!

Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: Breakout! is an accelerated drop tower dark ride attraction at Disney California Adventure.

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H.J. Whitley

Hobart Johnstone Whitley (October 7, 1847 – June 3, 1931), also known as H.J. Whitley, is the "Father of Hollywood." He was a real estate developer who helped create the Hollywood subdivision in Los Angeles, Southern California.

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Harold Lloyd

Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.

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Harry Chandler

Harry Chandler (May 17, 1864 – September 23, 1944) was an American newspaper publisher and investor who became owner of the largest real estate empire in the U.S.

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Henry E. Huntington

Henry Edwards Huntington (February 27, 1850 – May 23, 1927) was an American railroad magnate and collector of art and rare books.

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Henry Waxman

Henry Arnold Waxman (born September 12, 1939) is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for from 1975 until 2015.

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Hermosa Beach, California

Hermosa Beach is a beachfront city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Highland Park, Los Angeles

Highland Park is a historic neighborhood in Northeast Los Angeles.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Hollywood Freeway

The Hollywood Freeway is one of the principal freeways of Los Angeles, California (the boundaries of which it does not leave) and one of the busiest in the United States.

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Hollywood Land

Hollywood Land is a themed land at Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

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Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California.

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Inland Empire

The Inland Empire (IE) is a metropolitan area and region in Southern California.

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Interstate 10 in California

Interstate 10 (I-10, The 10), a major east–west Interstate Highway, runs in the U.S. state of California east from Santa Monica, on the Pacific Ocean, through Los Angeles and San Bernardino to the border with Arizona.

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Interstate 105 (California)

Interstate 105 (I-105) is an Interstate Highway in southern Los Angeles County, California that runs east–west from near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Norwalk.

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Interstate 110 and State Route 110 (California)

Route 110, consisting of State Route 110 (SR 110) and Interstate 110 (I-110), is a state highway in the Los Angeles area of the U.S. state of California, built to freeway standards.

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Interstate 210 and State Route 210 (California)

Route 210, consisting of the contiguous segments of Interstate 210 (I-210) and State Route 210 (SR 210) forming the Foothill Freeway, is a major east–west state highway in the Greater Los Angeles area of the U.S. state of California.

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Interurban

The interurban (or radial railway) is a type of electric railway, with streetcar-like light electric self-propelled railcars which run within and between cities or towns.

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Interurban Press

Interurban Press was a small, privately owned American publishing company, specializing in books about streetcars, other forms of rail transit and railroads in North America, from 1943MacDougall, Kent (May 19, 1983).

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Isaias W. Hellman

Isaias Wolf Hellman (October 3, 1842 – April 9, 1920) was a German-born American banker and philanthropist, and a founding father of the University of Southern California.

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J. G. Brill Company

The J.G. Brill Company manufactured trams/streetcars (also, US: trolleys, trolley cars)Young, Andrew D. (1997).

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Jewett Car Company

The Jewett Car Company was an early 20th-century American industrial company that manufactured streetcars and interurban cars.

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La Brea Tar Pits

The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles.

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La Habra, California

La Habra is a city in the northwestern corner of Orange County, California, United States.

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Long Beach, California

Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (branded as Metro; formerly branded as MTA or LACMTA) is the agency that operates public transportation for the County of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is an art museum located on Wilshire Boulevard in the Miracle Mile vicinity of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles County, California

Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.

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Los Angeles Herald-Express

The Los Angeles Herald-Express was one of Los Angeles' oldest newspapers, formed after a combination of the Los Angeles Herald and the Los Angeles Express.

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Los Angeles Metro Rail

The Los Angeles Metro Rail is an urban rail transporation system serving Los Angeles County, California.

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Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (sometimes referred to as LAMTA or MTA I) was a public agency formed in 1951.

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Los Angeles Pacific Railroad

Los Angeles Pacific Railroad (1899−1906) was an electric railway and steam locomotive public transit and cargo shipping railway system in Los Angeles County, California.

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Los Angeles Railway

The Los Angeles Railway (also known as Yellow Cars, LARy, and later Los Angeles Transit Lines) was a system of streetcars that operated in Central Los Angeles and surrounding neighborhoods between 1901 and 1963.

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Los Angeles Streetcar

The Los Angeles Streetcar is a planned, partly-funded electric streetcar that would return a single route to Downtown Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Loss leader

A loss leader (also leader) is a pricing strategy where a product is sold at a price below its market cost to stimulate other sales of more profitable goods or services.

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Main Street (Los Angeles)

Main Street is a major north-south thoroughfare in Los Angeles, California.

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Manhattan Beach, California

Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States, on the Pacific coast south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach.

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Metrolink (California)

Metrolink is a commuter or regional rail system in Southern California; it consists of seven lines and 62 stations operating on of rail network.

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Monrovia, California

Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Montclair, California

Montclair is a city in the Pomona Valley, in southwestern San Bernardino County, California.

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Moses Sherman

Moses Hazeltine Sherman (December 3, 1853 – September 9, 1932) was an American land developer who built the Phoenix Street Railway in Phoenix, Arizona and streetcar systems that would become the core of the Los Angeles Railway and part of the Pacific Electric Railway in Los Angeles, California, and owned and developed property in areas such as West Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood, California.

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Mount Lowe Railway

The Mount Lowe Railway was the third in a series of scenic mountain railroads in America created as a tourist attraction on Echo Mountain and Mount Lowe, north of Los Angeles, California.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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National City Lines

National City Lines, Inc. (NCL) was a public transportation company.

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Newport Beach, California

Newport Beach is a seaside city in Orange County, California, United States.

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North Hollywood station

North Hollywood is a combined heavy rail subway station and a bus rapid transit (BRT) station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system.

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Ontario International Airport

Ontario International Airport is a public airport two miles east of downtown Ontario, a city in San Bernardino County, California, US, about west of Downtown San Bernardino and east of Downtown Los Angeles.

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Orange County, California

Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of California.

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Orange Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Orange Line is a bus rapid transit line in the Metro Busway network in Los Angeles County, California.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Pacific City Lines

Pacific City Lines was a company formed in 1937 as a subsidiary to National City Lines in Oakland, California.

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Pacific Electric Building

The historic Pacific Electric Building (also known as the Huntington Building, after the Pacific Electric founder and developer, Henry Huntington, or 6th & Main for its location) opened in 1905 as the terminal for the Pacific Electric Red Car Lines running east and south of downtown Los Angeles, as well as the company's main headquarters building.

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Pacific Electric Railroad Bridge

The Pacific Electric Railroad Bridge or Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge now officially named the "Pacific Electric Railway- El Prado Bridge" is a historic double-tracked arch bridge located in Torrance, California USA, spanning Torrance Boulevard at Bow Street, a short distance west of Western Avenue.

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Pacific Electric Railway Company Substation No. 8

Pacific Electric Railway Company Substation No.

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Pacific Electric Sub-Station No. 14

The Pacific Electric Sub-Station No.

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Pasadena, California

Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.

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PCC streetcar

The PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) is a streetcar (tram) design that was first built in the United States in the 1930s.

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Playa del Rey, Los Angeles

Playa del Rey (Spanish for "Beach of the King" or "King's beach") is an affluent beachside community in the Westside of the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Pomona, California

Pomona is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles, also called America's Port, is a port complex that occupies of land and water along of waterfront and adjoins the separate Port of Long Beach.

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ProQuest

ProQuest LLC is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based global information-content and technology company, founded in 1938 as University Microfilms by Eugene B. Power.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Pullman Company

The Pullman Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the first half of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States.

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Purple Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Purple Line is a heavy rail subway line operating in Los Angeles, running between downtown and the Mid-Wilshire/Koreatown districts.

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Rail trail

A rail trail is the conversion of a disused railway track into a multi-use path, typically for walking, cycling and sometimes horse riding and snowmobiling.

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Railway post office

In the United States, a railway post office, commonly abbreviated as RPO, was a railroad car that was normally operated in passenger service as a means to sort mail en route, in order to speed delivery.

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Red Car Trolley

The Red Car Trolley is a tramway and transportation attraction at Disney California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

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Red Line (Los Angeles Metro)

The Red Line is a heavy rail subway line running between Downtown Los Angeles and North Hollywood via the districts of Hollywood and Mid-Wilshire.

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Redlands Trolley Barn

The Redlands Central Railway Company car barn is a historic car barn located at 746 East Citrus Avenue in Redlands, California, United States.

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Redlands, California

Redlands is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.

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Redondo Beach, California

Redondo Beach is one of the three Beach Cities in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the South Bay region of the Greater Los Angeles area.

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Reseda, Los Angeles

Reseda is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles, California.

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Rialto, California

Rialto is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.

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Riverside County, California

Riverside County, California, is one of fifty-eight counties in the U.S. state of California.

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Riverside, California

Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.

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San Bernardino County, California

San Bernardino County, officially the County of San Bernardino, is a county located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California.

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San Bernardino, California

San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside–San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire").

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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San Diego Electric Railway

The San Diego Electric Railway (SDERy) was a mass transit system in Southern California, United States, using 600 volt DC streetcars and (in later years) buses.

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San Dimas, California

San Dimas is a city in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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San Gabriel Valley

The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of Southern California, lying generally to the east of the city of Los Angeles.

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San Pedro, Los Angeles

San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.

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Santa Ana, California

Santa Ana (Spanish for "Saint Anne") is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California.

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Santa Clara County, California

Santa Clara County, officially the County of Santa Clara, is California's 6th most populous county, with a population was 1,781,642, as of the 2010 census.

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Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Sierra Madre, California

Sierra Madre is a city in Los Angeles County, California whose population was 10,917 at the 2010 U.S. Census, up from 10,580 at the time of the 2000 U.S. Census.

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South Pasadena, California

South Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Southern California Rapid Transit District

The Southern California Rapid Transit District (almost always referred to as RTD or rarely as SCRTD), was the successor to the original Metropolitan Transit Authority after it became apparent that it was under-powered for the job of remaking mass transit in Los Angeles (it lacked the powers of eminent domain and local taxation, and had a seven member board appointed by the Governor), and a public relations problem for elected officials when it rejected monorails after years of study and embraced subway along Wilshire Boulevard as its Backbone Route.

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Southern Pacific Transportation Company

The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.

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St. Louis Car Company

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Streetcar suburb

A streetcar suburb is a residential community whose growth and development was strongly shaped by the use of streetcar lines as a primary means of transportation.

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Subway Terminal Building

The Subway Terminal Building, now Metro 417, is an Italian Renaissance Revival building in Downtown Los Angeles at 417 South Hill Street.

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Super Chief

The Super Chief was one of the named passenger trains and the flagship of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway.

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Torrance, California

Torrance is a U.S. city in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Union Pacific Railroad

The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.

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Union Station (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) is the main railway station in Los Angeles, California, and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States.

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University of California Press

University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing.

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Urban planner

An urban planner is a professional who practices in the field of urban planning.

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Van Nuys

Van Nuys is a neighborhood in the central San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles in California.

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Venice, Los Angeles

Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.

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Waterfront Red Car

The Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Red Car Line is a currently non-operational heritage streetcar line for public transit along the waterfront in San Pedro, at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with central offices throughout the country.

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West Hollywood, California

West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Westside (Los Angeles County)

The Los Angeles Westside is an urban region in western Los Angeles County, California.

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American live-action/animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Frank Marshall and Robert Watts, and written by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman.

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Wigwag (railroad)

Wigwag is the nickname given to a type of railroad grade crossing signal once common in North America, named for the pendulum-like motion it used to signal the approach of a train.

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Wilshire Boulevard

Wilshire Boulevard is one of the principal east-west arterial roads in Los Angeles, California, extending from Ocean Avenue in the city of Santa Monica east to Grand Avenue in the Financial District of downtown Los Angeles.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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1919 Streetcar Strike of Los Angeles

The 1919 Streetcar Strike of Los Angeles was the most violent revolt to the open shop policies of the Pacific Electric Railway Company in Los Angeles.

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1973 oil crisis

The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Electric

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