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by Virginia L. Comer
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  • Author:
    Virginia L. Comer
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    0914421182
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    978-0914421184
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    Historical Society of Southern; 1st edition (February 1, 2001)
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    158 pages
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by Virginia L. Comer. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780914421184. Release Date:December 1996.

The Angels Flight® Railway Foundation is the seventh private operator of. .A funicular is an incline railway. Angels Flight® always had operated privately, and that was the CRA/LA’’s plan - to return the Railway to the private sector.

The Angels Flight® Railway Foundation is the seventh private operator of the Railway, having assumed stewardship in 1996. The following describes the Railway’s ownership history. Col. Eddy started building Angels Flight® on August 2, 1901. Because the Bunker Hill developer elected to terminate its development rights, that meant there was no private entity to take back and run Angels Flight®. Seventh Private Operator Runs Angels Flight® Today.

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Bunker Hill is a historic prominence that traditionally separated Downtown Los Angeles from the rest of the city to the west before the hill was tunneled through at Second Street in 1924

Bunker Hill is a historic prominence that traditionally separated Downtown Los Angeles from the rest of the city to the west before the hill was tunneled through at Second Street in 1924. In the late 20th century, the hill was lowered in elevation, and the entire area was redeveloped to supplant old frame and concrete buildings with modern high-rises and other structures for residences, commerce, entertainment, and education.

Angels Flight is a landmark 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district of Downtown Los Angeles, California. The funicular has operated on two different sites, using the same cars and station elements.

Preparing for Bunker Hill development, 1967. Angels Flight made its last trip at its original location next to the Third Street tunnel at 10:30 . Angels Flight: A history of Bunker Hill’s incline railway by Virginia L. on Sunday, May 18, 1969. In 68 years, Olivet and Sinai carried over 100 million passengers and traveled 1. million miles, more than 600 times around the earth. The fare was raised only once, in 1914, from a penny to a nickel. Olivet and Sinai languished in a warehouse until March 1995, when the railway was refurbished and relocated to its current location, a half block south of the original site. Angels Flight in storage, 1978.

Bunker Hill station of Angels Flight, originally opened in 1901, takes passengers at its new location since 2010, from Hill Street up the steep incline of Bunker Hill. Photo taken April 2011. Photo Taken On: April 20th, 2011. photo taken, steep incline, hill street, new location

Sadly, Bunker Hill succumbed to redevelopment in the 60s leaving very little of the . Angels Flight, rode the final days the first time around.

Sadly, Bunker Hill succumbed to redevelopment in the 60s leaving very little of the original intact. Got my son to ride after it was moved. Bradbury Bldg - one can not go beyond landing, due offices above that level. This book was everything I was hoping it would be: a history of a lost neighborhood that should still be in Los Angeles; great references to the movies filmed there and the sad story of its demise.

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