Hollywood's Trains & Trolleys

Josef Lesser & Mark Wanamaker
Item #88032

Relive LA’s golden age with a dazzling look at the appearance of trains in movies spanning almost 75 years. This new book from the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation also takes readers along the trolley routes traveling to Hollywood studios.
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Get an inside look at the golden age of Hollywood and its intersection with tracks and trains. Explore a variety of fascinating topics including routes connecting to Hollywood, a specific look at train and trolley movies produced only within 30 miles of Hollywood, 75 years’ worth of Hollywood movie-making, and the exploitation of scenes on passenger cars’ observation platform.

Between pages of text detailing railroads and the silver screen, you’ll find never-before-seen photographs, countless illustrations, over 200 archive photos, and a specially created double page color map.

Published by the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation, this comprehensive book takes a unique look at two iconic subjects within 20th century pop culture.
Author: Josef Lesser & Mark Wanamaker
Pages: 216
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