Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Red Car Trolley Special Exhibit: Saturday, August 20, 2011

Photo: Unknown Photographer, 1904*.  The historic landmark Fletcher Red Car Trolley Viaduct was originally all wood trestle construction.  The center section was replaced with steel when Fletcher Drive was paved in 1927.  (Click on photo to enlarge). 

A special historic Red Car Trolley exhibit is a part of the FREE open house and opening celebration of a new permanent exhibit at The Banning Museum in Wilmington:

FREE Opening Celebration

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Noon - 4PM

401 E. M Street
Wilmington, CA 90744
(310) 548-2005

* This photo may or may not be a part of the exhibit, it's just one from my archives I haven't used before.  Click here for the same point of view in 1959 (when the viaduct was finally dismantled), four years after the last trolley crossed in 1955. 

Click here for all our historic viaduct photos.