Right of way for Pasadena and Mount Wilson Railway Company.
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Right of way for Pasadena and Mount Wilson Railway Company.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Railroads,
  • California,
  • Mount Wilson (Calif.)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPasadena and Mount Wilson Railway to construct railway from Pasadena to summit of Mount Wilson, California
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination5 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16047470M

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Pasadena and Los Angeles Electric Railway kept the name the same: Pasadena & Mount Wilson Railroad Co. Along with high operating cost, in Lowe lost a franchise to build an electric railway from Altadena to Pasadena; the franchise went to the Pasadena & Los Angeles Electric Railway. When the line was in control of PE after the March BOOK ABOUT THADDEUS LOWE - Mount Lowe finally surveyed a practicable route and so strongly convinced Lowe of its feasibility that the latter formed the Pasadena & Mount Wilson Railway for the purpose of constructing a line to the top of Mount Wilson. When their attempts to acquire a right-of-way to the summit of Mount Wilson were. Pacific Electric on the Orange Grove Ave Line in Pasadena. Photographer unknown from the Jeffrey Moreau Collection at the OERM Archives. The remaining right of way in Altadena was renamed Macpherson Parkway, and in the railway was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many individuals and groups have worked hard to keep the memories of the Mount Lowe Incline Railway in place, among them the Scenic Mount Lowe Historical Committee.

The Pasadena Rapid Transit railroad to Los Angeles will be built, and it is my honest belief that this road will be built and the cars running between Pasadena and Los Angeles inside of eighteen months. [By road, Dobbins means rail-road; and by car, Dobbins means trolley-car]. The right of way is ours absolutely. We own every inch of it. They built the Pasadena and Mount Wilson Railway, a 3' 6" gauge trolley line from the Altadena station of the Los Angeles Terminal Railway to Rubio Canyon in and During the winter of , crews began building the great incline to the summit of Echo Mountain. The . Railroad Wilson & Company provides a single source of integrated rail transportation solutions that save time, money, and eliminate potential problems before they occur. Our team of experts includes former railroad employees, bringing significant expertise in rail . • Pasadena Railway Company formed by Andrew McNally, Col. G. G. Green and the Woodbury brothers, to bring tracks to Altadena’s wealthy residents • Engineer of the Mount Washington Cog Railway, John Horne, brought from New Hampshire to see about a railway to Mount Wilson.

Wilson Railway granted right of wa to the Pasadena and Mount Wilson Railway Company, a corporation through San Gabrie organized and existing under the laws of the State of California, and to its successors and assigns, authority to construct, maintain, and oper-ate a railway for a distance of nine miles, more or less, over and through. In , Thaddeus S. C. Lowe incorporated the Pasadena & Mount Wilson Railroad with the plan of building a scenic mountain railroad to the summit of Mt. Wilson. At the same time land and easement disputes between camp owners Steils and Strain were going on over the public and private use of the Mount Wilson Trail. Before , the foot summit known as Mount Washington was largely steep slopes rising between the Los Angeles River and Highland Park made real estate development an unlikely prospect--until the arrival of the Los Angeles and Mount Washington Incline Railway.. The railway was the brainchild of developer Robert Marsh, who thought a funicular could transform the inaccessible. Mount Lowe Railway. U.S. National Register of Historic Places. File:First Mount Lowe Railway car to leave Altadena for Rubio Canyon, July 4, (CHS).jpg: Opening Day ceremonies of the Mount Lowe Railway at Mountain Junction, the corner of Lake .