A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept: Your Transportation

June 17, 1950, Transit Strike

June 17, 1950:  Downtown is jammed with cars after transit workers go on strike. The good news? The new Hyperion sewage treatment plant allows Venice Beach to reopen after being quarantined since 1943.

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept: Your Transportation

  1. JScott says:

    Any chance you could find the original of that photo in The Times archive? That’s a great-looking aggregation of streamline vehicles there.

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