Category: LATL

Los Angeles Transit Lines (1945 – 1958)

History of Streetcars in Los Angeles

The last streetcar run through East Los Angeles on 1st Street was on March 30, 1963 – almost 46 years ago.  The Los Angeles Railway’s “P” (for Pico) Line ran from the Pico/Rimpau transit center, across Pico Boulevard (pre-freeway, one…

Los Angeles Transit Lines (1945-1958)

The controlling interest in Los Angeles Railway was purchased from the Huntington estate by National City Lines which was run by the five Fitzgerald Brothers.  They renamed it the Los Angeles Transit Lines and at the end of World War II,…