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The history of Santa Monica's attempt to become the harbor of Los Angeles



Marquez, Ernest; Introduction by John Haskell Kemble. PORT LOS ANGELES: A PHENOMENON OF THE RAILROAD ERA. San Marino, California: Golden West Books, 1975. (1st Edition). ISBN: 0870950606. [xii], 143p. Signed by author on half title page. Name stamp on front endpaper, back endpapers toned with stain on bottom corner of last few pages and on inside on jacket that has chips and tears to edges. Includes bibliography. B&w maps, photographs, and foldout map of right of way and track map of Santa Monica, California, Clement Jct. to Port Los Angeles of the Pacific Electric Railway Company. (11-1/4"x8-3/4") Good + in good + dust jacket. Hardcover. [H13271] A well-written, well-researched history of the plans to develop Santa Monica into the harbor serving Los Angeles at the turn of the 20th century.

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