Friday, May 9, 2014

Historic Fletcher Viaduct: 1904 Construction

Photo: Security Pacific National Bank Collection, 1904. Viaduct construction, facing the Adelbert end of the Red Car Property. (Click on photo to enlarge.)

In 1904, L.C. Brand & Associates constructed the all wood trestle viaduct across what is now Fletcher Drive for Los Angeles & Glendale Railway, which was sold to Pacific Electric in 1906.
Photo: Diane Edwardson, August 20, 2008. Photo matches the 1904 photo above, without standing in the center of Riverside Drive. Viaduct footings remain on the hillside behind the Arco Station. (Click on photo to enlarge.) 

This post originally ran August 20, 2008.