Garden Grove in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Big Red Cars”
of the Paciﬁc Electric Railway
The “Santa Ana” line (1905-1950) extended before you is one remnant of the vast Pacific Electric System. This portion of the corridor diagonally traverses central Orange County from the Los Angeles County line to Santa Ana. It crosses through the cities of La Palma, Cypress, Buena Park, Anaheim, Stanton, Garden Grove, and Santa Ana. To remember this colorful part of Orange County’s development, this corridor is dedicated to preserving the history of the “Big Red Cars”.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 46.011′ N, 117° 55.794′ W. Marker was in Garden Grove, California, in Orange County. Marker was on Trask Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 11382 Trask Avenue, Garden Grove CA 92843, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Stanley House Museum (approx. 1.4 miles away); Post Brother's Plow (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Pelton Wheel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Kate and Ella 1895 (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Steam Donkey (approx. 2.8 miles away); Warne Family House (approx. 2.8 miles away); McCoy-Hare House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Midway City Women's Clubhouse (approx. 2.9 miles away).
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2017, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2017, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.