WEST 1st STREET LINE (1919-1920)

 

Formed from the W. 1st Street branch of the West 1st and West 6th Street Line.

 

ROUTE: From E. 2nd and San Pedro Streets, west on 2nd to Olive Street, north on Olive to W. 1st Street. West on 1st to Bonnie Brae Street, south on Bonnie Brae to Ocean View Avenue (W. 3rd Street), west on Ocean View to Alvarado Street, south on Alvarado to W. 6th Street.

 

MAY 9, 1920: East end cut back to W. 2nd and Broadway, and designated the I-Line.

 

++++++++++++++++++++

 

I-WEST FIRST STREET LINE (1920-1939)

 

Formed from the West 1st Street Line on May 9, 1920.

 

ROUTE: From W. 2nd Street and Broadway, west on 2nd to Olive Street, north on Olive to W. 1st Street, west on 1st to Bonnie Brae Street, south on Bonnie Brae to W. 3rd Street, west on 3rd to Alvarado Street, south on Alvarado to W. 6th Street.

 

APRIL 20, 1921: Due to the building of the W. 2nd Street vehicular tunnel, the line was cut back to W. 2nd and Olive Streets, with trackage on 2nd east to Broadway abandoned.

 

APRIL 22, 1923: Line on Olive Street from W. 2nd to W. 1st Streets abandoned, new trackage built on W. 1st Street to Broadway, where a stub-end terminal was built.

 

MARCH 24, 1924: Due to construction work on W. 1st Street (Beverly Boulevard), the line was cut back to W. 1st Street and Belmont Avenue. The portion south from 1st and Bonnie Brae Street to W. 6th Street and Alvarado was taken over by the D-West 6th Street Line.

 

JANUARY 1925: Restored to operation, but only as far as W. 1st and Bonnie Brae Streets.

 

JANUARY 11, 1931: Service reinstated on Bonnie Brae, W. 3rd, and Alvarado Streets to W. 6th and Alvarado Streets from 6:30am to 7:00pm daily and Sunday; after 7:00pm and on Sundays service went as far as W. 1st and Bonnie Brae Streets only.

 

JANUARY 28, 1931: All service went only as far as W. 1st and Bonnie Brae Streets.

 

OCTOBER 3, 1932: Due to regrading W. 1st Street, service cut back to 1st and Edgeware Road.

 

AUGUST 6, 1933: Service to W. 1st and Bonnie Brae Streets reinstated.

 

NOVEMBER 1, 1939: Rail service abandoned.