The Big Red Cars were a Southern California institution--they served well and now Los Angeles whishes they were back. Henry Huntington was the nephew of Collis P. Huntington--one of the "Big Four" who founded what is now the mighty Southern Pacific railroad. Henry, too, was a Southern California institution: tycoon, builder, art collector, benefactor of the world-famed library which bears his name. This book is about the Red Car system--the Pacific Electric -- and the man who stated it all: Henry Huntington. It's a pictorial with a big bonus: a listing of the routes, telling where the cars went and how frequently they operated. 1970 1st Edition Trans-Anglo Books. Hardcover with dw. Good condition, dw has shelf wear and sunning to spine. 112pp.
Henry Huntington and the Pacific Electric. A Pictorial Album (Crump)
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