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The Pacific Electric Railway was established in Southern California by railroad and real estate tycoon Henry E. Huntington in 1901; by 1911 it was the largest interurban electric transport system in the nation with over 1000 miles of track. The first interurban line constructed by the Railway ran from Los Angeles to Long Beach, and opened in 1902. In 1905, Huntington opened the Pacific Electric Building at 6th and Main Streets in Los Angeles which served as the terminal for many of the interurba...
Operated horse cars in Denver, Colorado beginning in 1867. Replaced horse cars with cable cars in 1880s. By 1900 various horse, cable and electric railway companies were consolidated into the Denver Tramway Company. In the 1950s began operating bus system. Operations were sold to the City and County of Denver in 1971. From the description of Denver Tramway Corporation records, 1888-1975 1900-1940 [manuscript]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 13710410 ...
U.S. railroad, primarily in the Midwest and West; headquarters: Chicago, Ill. Name changed from Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad to Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway after bankruptcy reorganization in 1895. From the description of Santa Fé train robberies, 1890-1895. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 228418621 The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company (AT&SF) was founded by Cyrus K. Holiday in Kansas in 1859. By 1888 the railroad s...
The Los Angeles Railway Corporation, formed in 1910, was the final result of various mergers and consolidations of the numerous local and interurban railways which developed in Los Angeles and adjacent communities. From the description of Records of the Los Angeles Railway Corporation, 1887-1938. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122570780 ...
Biography / Administrative History Metropolitan Coach Lines Company (MCL) was born out of the socio-economic changes that transformed many large American cities in the years following World War II. Postwar prosperity allowed Americans to indulge in the luxury of the automobile and freeways expanded to accommodate the new auto culture. Work and home were no longer necessarily coterminous and American city-life began to decentralize. This was p...
Organizational History In 1902, after having consolidated East Bay streetcar lines for almost a decade, Francis Marion "Borax" Smith formed the San Francisco, Oakland & San Jose Railway. This company provided ferry service from San Francisco to a ferry pier in Berkeley, then to points in the East Bay cities of Oakland, Berkeley, and Alameda via electric trains. The Berkeley ferry terminal was at the end of a three-mile long wooden trestl...