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Buses to replace streetcars
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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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Oscar A. Smith (PE president), Orville Caldwell and actress Mary Murphy launch the new Pacific Electric bus fleet to replace streetcars throughout the city. This particular bus ran on the route previously occupied by the streetcars of Venice Short Line. See images 00066994 and 00066996 for information on the last runs of Venice Short Line streetcars. Photo dated: September 13, 1950.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2203.
Smith, Oscar A
Caldwell, Orville
Murphy, Mary,--1931-2011
Pacific Electric Railway Company
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Buses--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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