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240 pp, red boards, dj wht w/red lettering w/pictorial front & pictorial ads on back panel, front endpaper map of the Lines of the Pacific Electric Railway in southern California & rear endpaper is pictorial of Newport Beach Limited Trolley. The book is a narrative history of the interurbans and also of the men and cities whiche were part of them. It recalls the battles between the rail tycoons when Henry Huntington planned to use electric interurbans for a system spanning California & possibly the nation. It analyzes the factors which ended the interurban car. dj chipped along corners & prev owner placed adhesive tape on front of dj & on inside of dj. dj in mylar protector.
Title: RIDE THE BIG RED CARS How Trolleys Helped Build Southern California
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Trans-Anglo Books: 1965
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good-
Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 026515
Keywords: CALIFORNIA TROLLEYS RAIL INTERURBAN PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY PHOTOS NON-FICTION AMERICANA TRANSPORTATION HISTORY WEST