Disney’s ALWEG monorail system proposed to the City of Los Angeles, late 1950s

Disney's ALWEG monorail system proposed to the City of Los Angeles, late 1950sInstead a of piece LA history, today’s photo is a piece “LA history that never was.” After completing the monorail system around Disneyland in 1955, the ALWEG Company approached the City of Los Angeles to propose a monorail system for urban commuters. It was reported that ALWEG estimated five cents per fare would finance the deal. The proposal was voted down. Well, obviously it was an unworkable plan because I’m sure nobody on the city council had any connection with any of the car companies . . . #sarcasm #eyerolling

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One Response to Disney’s ALWEG monorail system proposed to the City of Los Angeles, late 1950s

  1. Dismantling the Red Car system following WW II was a disaster LA has lived with ever since. I heard that the auto makers were behind that brilliant (more sarcasm) decision so as to sell more cars. Your friend, Lou