September 7: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History

2004:  Construction begins on the first segment of the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension.Construction crews pull up 250 feet of track between the baggage-handling road and the Metro Gold Line Union Station platform, while crews begin preliminary work in preparation for a five-week Caltrans project to construct a bridge over the I-101 Freeway.

More information can be found in the September 7, 2004 issue of the MyMetro employee news digest.