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Stranded troop movement cars
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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John Parkinson and Donald B. Parkinson designed the 1939 Union Station, located at 800 North Alameda Street. The structure combines Spanish Colonial, Mission Revival, and Streamline Modern style, with Moorish architectural details. Gladding, McBean & Co made most of the tile in the station. It was named the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (LAUPT) until Catellus Development, officially changed the name to Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS). The station was designated Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #101 in 1972 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Building #80000811 in 1980.
Trains stranded in Los Angeles Union Station during a rail labor strike on May 24, 1946, include a former electric interurban car on the left in Track 12, now lettered ATSF and used for troop movement. Hundreds of coaches were parked at the station with no engines to move them.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 315
Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.)
United States Post Office Terminal Annex (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Railroads--California--Los Angeles
Railroad cars--California--Los Angeles
Railroad stations--California--Los Angeles
Strikes and lockouts--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Panoramic views
Parkinson, John,1861-1935
Parkinson, Donald B.(Donald Berthold),1895-1945
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