Cars of the Pacific Electric - Volume 1 - City and Suburban Cars For Sale
Cars of the Pacific Electric - Volume 1 - City and Suburban Cars:
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 1 City & Suburban Cars Special 28 is the first of threevolumes that is full of pictures of the City & Suburban Cars of the PacificElectric (PE). The book has pictures anddiagrams of PE cars from the first city cars to the suburban cars.
Gone are the bigred cars which for many years gridironed the Los Angeles metropolitanarea. What were the big red cars reallylike? How many types were there? What were their numbers, and which routes theywere assigned? The answers are compiledin the in this book.
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 1 City & Suburban Cars Special 28 follows the PE’s (PacificElectric) roster plan. The numberingscheme was worked out after the Great Merger in 1911. The Great Merger was the combination ofseveral component companies. Thenumbering scheme was set up according to the type of service the interurbancars rendered. That numbering schemeremained in effect throughout the existence of the Pacific ElectricRailway. This volume Cars of PacificElectric Volume 1 City & Suburban Cars Special 28 focuses on the city carsand the suburban cars. Each series ofnumbers has an explanation of what routes it served and when it was acquiredand retired. With each series arediagrams of the interurban cars and deluxe cars. There are detailed drawing, photographs andschematics of the exteriors and interiors.The detailed drawings include dimensions and parts listings.
Special 28Covers all PE cars which performed local service and those which were used forthe lighter type of interurban work.Cars presented in numerically ascending order, except that 5050 class isquite properly alighted with the 600 class and thus precedes the 5000 class.
Cars of PacificElectric Volume 1 City & Suburban Cars Special 28 is packed with picturesand diagrams of the interurban car and deluxe car interiors. If you are a PE fan you will want to add thisbook to your collection, as well as Volume 2 Interurban & Deluxe Cars andVolume III Combos, Locomotives & Non-revenue Cars.