Pacific Electric Steeplecab 1624 is seen undergoing restoration in Barn 7 at the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris. Built by the PE’s Torrance Shops in 1924, this electric locomotive w... (more)
The Formosa Cafe in West Hollywood reopened recently and as part of the restoration they did a beautiful resetoration on the PE 800 car that is their bar. My first encounter with PE 913 was a sume... (more)
Another angle on what now appears to have been the final day of operations of the Port of Los Angeles Red Car. Sad to think the Pacific Electric has died again.
Not certain anymore if this was the last day of ops or not, but reported in the news as such. A Port of Los Angeles Red Car passes under the jumble of cranes that show that this is the busiest por... (more)
On what was to be the last day of operation of the waterfront Red Cars, a group of passengers try to find room on the already packed trolley. About an hour after I took this shot I heard the news ... (more)
One day to go... Pacific Electric 500 is one of a pair of replica PE 500-class trolleys built in 2003 for the Waterfront Red Car Line. Sadly, on the day after this, September 27th, 2015, ... (more)
It is the next-to-last day of service on the Waterfront Red Car Line in San Pedro, California, as the line will be shutting down indefinitely at the conclusion of operations on Sunday, September 2... (more)
Waterfront Red Car Line Red Car Line in San Pedro, CA. The line will suspend operations on 9/27/15.
I spent the whole winter a few years ago renovating the interior of this car at the Orange Empire Railway Museum. I also rebuilt most of the windows and replaced most of the window glass (countin... (more)
The two faux "Hollywood" cars at Disney's California Adventure theme park, located in Anaheim, California, don't run very far - just 2000 feet up and down the park's Buena Vista Street. ... (more)
A replica Pacific Electric 500 grinds away from the stop across from the San Pedro ferry building. The old PE station used to be where I am standing.
A Red Car - Car 717 serves as our subject for a night photography seminar put on by Steve Crise at the Orange Empire Rail Museum. #717 is a "Hollywood Car" type interurban that was bui... (more)
A replica Pacific Electric 500 comes to a stop across from the San Pedro ferry building. The old PE station used to be here, to the left of frame. Nowadays this is tourist run from the cruise ship... (more)
The day before Cal's last trip to the Rose Bowl.......