Pacific Electric And The Growth Of The San Fernando Valley

From the beginning of the streetcar service in 1911 to the demise of service in 1952, this book traces the history the lines which served North Hollywood, Van Nuys, Reseda, Canoga Park and San Fernando. Also the towns which were developed as a result of the streetcars, the events that shaped the lines, and the struggles they endured before service was abandoned in 1952, Included is a history of the motor coach ines operated by Pacific Electric and its major competitor, Asbury Rapid Transit System. 

Author David Coscia 240 pages.

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