November 29: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1885:  The first Santa Fe Train arrives in Los Angeles from San Bernardino, breaking Southern Pacific Railroad’s monopoly.

Competition makes rail fare from Kansas City drop from $125 to $10 in just one month, contributing to the influx of new residents to Southern California.

1910:  City Railway Company of Los Angeles is incorporated, Los Angeles County incorporate file no. 12161.

The company is dissolved December 31, 1936.