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Huron Substation

Los Angeles Railway

 
 
Huron Substation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
1. Huron Substation Marker
Inscription.  
Los Angeles Railway Huron Substation. Engineer - Edward S. Cobb, circa 1906. Declared 1988, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 404, City of Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
 
Erected 1988 by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 404.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
 
Location. 34° 5.115′ N, 118° 13.317′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Huron Street and West Avenue 28, on the right when traveling north on Huron Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2640 Huron St, Los Angeles CA 90065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confluence of Waters and Cultures (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fire Station No. 1 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Valley Knudsen Garden Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hale House, Circa 1887
Huron Substation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
2. Huron Substation Marker
The marker is to the left of the door.
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Portolá Trail (approx. one mile away); Lummis Home (approx. one mile away); Rio de Los Angeles State Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mother Ditch and The History Slugs (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Huron Substation. Built in 1906, it housed equipment to convert high-voltage alternating current supplied by the Edison company to the 600 volts direct current used by the Los Angeles Railway Yellow Cars. In recent years it has been an artist loft, an event venue, and a filming location.
 
Huron Substation image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
3. Huron Substation
Huron Substation image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 30, 2019
4. Huron Substation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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