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Old Posted Jun 25, 2014, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Wig-Wag View Post
ER, the object on the curb with the pole and weatherhead is a Union Switch and Signal Company railroad signal base. Note that there is a power line running vertically to a tie with the pole line. While I am not sure exactly what it controlled at this location, I suspect it had something to do with Pacific Electric's express service at the south end of LAUPT (Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal) or Los Angeles Railway's Macy loop at the north end, both of which lay adjacent to the SP tracks on Alameda Street.
Thanks for your expertise Wig-Wag (Jack). I didn't notice that vertical power line until you pointed it out.

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