California Rails From Above the Air

Southern California

Satellite Photos of Some Railroad Landmarks – as they appear today
Photos from USGS and US-Russian “SPIN-2” Satellites at http://www.terraserver.com/


(CLICK HERE FOR NORTHERN  CALIFORNIA)


New Video of L.A. Trolleys, Cable Cars and more!


"Then & Now" still pictures and movies of what Los Angeles was like 60 years ago, on a 52-minute video.

Now available from David's Video Editing
only $20.00 including shipping, or you can pick it up yourself and save $2.50

(I have no connection with David's Video Editing, and present this link only as a courtesy to him and for your information)


CENTRAL LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles Union Station

Redondo Junction Roundhouse, Yards & Shops

Pacific Electric Subway “Toluca” Portal

PE West Olive Substation
(With a side trip to Laurel & Hardy's "Music Box" Staircase)

The Crosstown Subway that PE Never Got Around To Building...Ever Hear of It?

NEW!  Los Angeles-Pacific / PE "Melrose Cutoff" in East Hollywood

PE 6th & Main Station and the Subway Terminal Building

Pacific Electric Macy Street Yards

The Arroyo Seco Bridges of PE, UP and Santa Fe

Los Angeles Railway's 1894-era "Div 1" Yard - 6th & Central/Wilde
(still used as bus facility by MTA, 105 years later)

Los Angeles Railway "Division 2" South Park Shops


Slauson Junction – PE and Santa Fe Harbor Branch

PE Watts Junction

SP (later PE's)1891 Santa Monica Tunnel to the "Long Wharf" - including a link to an 1898 movie of it

Playa Del Rey - Junction of PE's Redondo & Lagoon Lines
New page added - We're still looking for the Incline railway there!

 

MOUNT LOWE RAILWAY

Pacific Electric In Altadena

Poppyfields & Rubio Canyon

Echo Mountain Close-up

Circular Bridge

Alpine Tavern Area

Some on-the-ground Looks at Mt Lowe - c1966


L.A. Railway / L.A.T.L. "LOOPS"

Dozier & Rowan Loop - "P" Line

Pico & Rimpau Loop – “P” Line (also shows PE’s Vineyard Jct)

Whittier & Brannick Loop – “R” Line

Palm Place Loop, South Gate– “J” Line

Jefferson & 10th Ave Loop – “J” Line


SP's old "Duarte Branch," formerly the San Gabriel Valley Rapid Transit Railroad


"INLAND EMPIRE" AREA

Orange Empire Railway Museum – Perris, CA

San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot & Yard

BN-Santa Fe Barstow Yard

Barstow Depot – old “Casa del Desierto” Harvey House

Tehachapi Loop



 

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