June 1: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1938:  Pacific Electric Railway terminates service to Owensmouth (now Canoga Park) and San Fernando, leaving the terminus of the San Fernando Line at Van Nuys Boulevard and Sherman Way.

Sherman Way, with divided rail tracks, in Owensmouth, ca. early 1920s. Photo courtesy of Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection.

By 1952, all rail service in the San Fernando Valley was replaced by buses.