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Pasadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Electric Alley

 
 
Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
1. Electric Alley Marker
Inscription. Named for the Pacific Electric Railway Company. The now-vanished Pacific Alley Intersected Electric Alley at mid-block. Owned by Henry E. Huntingon, the Pacific Electric System was the largest electric railway in the world, covering Southern California with over 1,100 miles of track. By 1906, Pasadena was served by three interurban routes of the Pacific Electric.
 
Erected by Sanchez/Kamps Associates.
 
Location. 34° 8.844′ N, 118° 8.968′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on E Holly St, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the Bad Sushi Business. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 E Holly St, Pasadena CA 91103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hayes Alley (a few steps from this marker); Kendall Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Pasadena City Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legge Alley (about 300 feet away); Exchange Alley (about 500 feet away); Pacific Alley (about 500 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hopkins Alley (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
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Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
2. Electric Alley Marker
Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
3. Electric Alley Marker
Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
4. Electric Alley Marker
Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
5. Electric Alley Marker
Electric Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
6. Electric Alley Marker
The second marker at the other end of the alley way.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 30, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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