Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Mt Lowe Railway

Here are some very cool Mt. Lowe, Pacific Electric Railway items. ENJOY!

The railway, originally incorporated by Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe as the Pasadena & Mt. Wilson Railroad Co. existed from 1893 until its official abandonment in 1938, and had the distinction of being the only scenic mountain, electric traction railroad ever built in the United States.... More info on Wikipedia!

1920s Pacific Electric Railway Mountain Resorts and Vacation Camps Brochure.
Original 1920s photograph Mt Lowe Incline Railway - Echo Mountain.
1920s Lowe Observatory Brochure.

The Mount Lowe Daily News Dated January 20th, 1922.

Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe.

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