Take a Look at Los Angeles’ Historic Railway, Angels Flight, Set to Reopen After Four-Year Closure

After a four-year closure, the historic Angels Flight railway in Los Angeles will reopen on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017.

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The Angels Flight Cable Railway going up Bunker Hill.
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View of the Angels Flight with the cars the tower and surrounding buildings Third Street and Hill Street, 1910.
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Angel's Flight funicular railway just before it was disassembled in 1969.
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A view of the Angels Flight Terminal seen from the corner of Third Street and Hill Street.
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Angels Flight at the Hill Street tunnel, 1903.
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Angels Flight at the Hill Street tunnel, 1907.
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City street and buildings taken from the top of Angels Flight, 1920-1930.
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View of a streetcar on Third Street west of Hill Street in 1890.
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A view of the Angels Flight looking west on Third Street towards the corner of Hill Street in 1910.
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