Just for Fun: Vintage Culver City Footage in Rail Training Film

Via our friends at Culver City Living, comes this 97-year-old training film for Pacific Electric rail car conductors.  The eight minute video isn’t just a fun piece of transit history, it also provides some old views of Culver City.

The sequence from 1:00 to 1:35 was filmed at the corner of Venice and Sepulveda. Look all those trees!

And here I thought the most interesting part of that intersection was that it was home to a Kwik-E-Mart.


First Impressions of the Expo Line

No, this isn’t about my first impressions.  It’s about his. It was with some amazement that I realized that Sammy has never ridden Metro rail.  In his nearly three years, we’ve ridden airport connectors and the New York Subway together, but never Metro rail.  What better day to break that streak than the opening of […]