September 11: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

1886:  The Los Angeles Electric Railway Company is incorporated with capital stock of $300,000.

1906:  Owl transit service begins in Los Angeles.

Well-patronized streetcars on principal lines left 1st and Spring Streets at 1:00a.m. and 2:00 a.m.

Owl service lines included Boyle Heights, Grand Avenue, Vernon Avenue, University Avenue, Main Street and Pico Heights.

Owl service remains in service in Los Angeles to this day.

A complete history of the service can be found here.