Pacific Electric and the Growth of the San Fernando Valley
Thursday, May 24, 2012
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Author and native son of the San Fernando Valley, David Coscia will
speak about his passion for railroads, especially those in the San
Fernando Valley. He will discuss the effects of transportation on
the area, sharing stories about Pacific Electric Railway, Southern
Pacific Railroad, Original Stage Line and the Asbury Rapid Transit
His book gives the history of the Pacific Electric from its arrival
the San Fernando Valley in 1911 until its exit in 1952.
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