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Title
"Lucy" rides the Red Line
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Photo Collection;
Creator
Burkhart, Gerard
Contributor
Part of the Los Angeles Neighborhoods Project. Made accessible through a grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
2000
Publication Information
Arthur Erickson Architects
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Character actress Suzanne La Rusch, portraying Lucy, doesn't break character when the Metro car she was riding gave a sudden lurch before starting its inaugural run. The Red Line subway was opened at the cost of $1.4 billion dollars. It runs 17.4 miles from Union Station to North Hollywood and has a daily ridership of 121,000 persons (statistics as of July 2000). Regular fares are $1.30 one-way and $2.70 round trip; Senior/Handicapped fares are $.45 one-way and $.90 round trip; children under 5 ride for free (fares as of February 1995). The architectural firm: Arthur Erickson Architects, Inc. Photograph dated June 23, 2000.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068124
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection;
GPC_b2_f1_i7; A-010-166 4x5
CARL0000071605
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3615
Subject
La Rusch, Suzanne
Metro Red Line
Metro Rail (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Subways--California--Los Angeles
Celebrity impersonators--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Collection photographs

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