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Today in Photographs: March 17, 1949


Today in Photographs: March 17, 1949

San Fernando Valley residents park a covered wagon near City Hall to protest the proposed closing of the Pacific Electric Company's interurban trolley car system. Seven years later the discarded trolleys filled a junkyard at Terminal Island (below).

Photo, above: L.A. Herald-Examiner/LAPL Collection Click image to enlarge

Today in Photographs: March 17, 1949


Photo, right: L.A.Times/UCLA Collection Click image to enlarge