Jan. 31, 1935: Court Flight Inclined Railroad connected North Broadway, at bottom of slope, with east end of Bunker Hill. This photo was published in the Feb. 4, 1935, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Horton Churchill / Los Angeles Times Archive/UCLALink
Jan. 31, 1935: Riders inside a car on the Court Flight Incline Railroad in downtown Los Angeles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Horton Churchill / Los Angeles TimesLink
Sept. 19, 1936: Scores of Civic Center workers were forced to climb 140 steps, right, from Broadway up Bunker Hill when Court Flight cable cars were closed for repairs. This photo was published in the Sep. 20, 1936, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hugh Arnott / Los Angeles TimesLink
Sep. 15, 1942: During World War II, ridership dropped and Court Flight was losing money. This photo was published in the Sept. 16, 1942, Los Angeles Times accompanying an article reporting the owner of Court Flight asking to discontinue service.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles TimesLink
Late 1930s photo of top of Court Flight Incline Railroad. Los Angeles City Hall is in background with Hall of Records, center, and old Courthouse on left.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles Times archive photoLink
The former location of the Court Flight Inclined Railroad is now occupied by a section of Grand Park between North Hill Street and North Broadway. The Los Angeles County Criminal Courts Building is on the left.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Harrison / Los Angeles TimesLink
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