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Seal Beach in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pacific Electric Red Car

 
 
Pacific Electric Red Car Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 13, 2008
1. Pacific Electric Red Car Marker
Inscription. The Pacific Electric Southern District was completed in 1902. In 1903 Philip A. Stanton organized the Bay City Land Co. which developed the townsite of Bay City. "Red Car" service began in 1904 transporting tourists and early residents. The town was incorporated in 1915 and renamed Seal Beach.
 
Erected 1978 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Location. 33° 44.59′ N, 118° 6.258′ W. Marker is in Seal Beach, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Electric Avenue, in the median. Click for map. Electric Avenue Median Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 707 Electric Avenue, Seal Beach CA 90740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anaheim Landing (approx. half a mile away); U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II (approx. 1.1 miles away); Long Beach Marine Stadium (approx. 2.4 miles away); Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (approx. 2.8 miles away); Recreation Park Bandshell (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Lone Sailor
Pacific Electric Red Car an Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 13, 2008
2. Pacific Electric Red Car an Marker
Marker is mounted on the brick base in the center of the photo.
(approx. 3.2 miles away); La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach (approx. 3.8 miles away); JAAN-2 Gun Battery (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seal Beach.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Pacific Electric Red Car image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 13, 2008
3. Pacific Electric Red Car
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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