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Securing the spine — or sitting duck — of L.A.’s growing rail network: a Union Station story

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Long ago, Los Angeles’s central transit terminal, the cavernous and eleganty designed Union Station, was where men wore dark Fedoras and smoked like chimneys and women donned long, white gloves and raced to secretarial jobs at insurance companies with smog-bloodshot eyes. Then the freeways spread, the old Red Car lines were ripped out — Roger […]

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