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1906 Los Angeles California~Angel's Flight~Incline Railway Car

1906 Los Angeles California~Angel's Flight~Incline Railway Car

Court Flight in the 1940s. Photo by Ansel Adams, courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library Photograph Collection,

Court Flight in the 1940s. Photo by Ansel Adams, courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library Photograph Collection,

ven the least historically minded Angeleno probably knows about Angels Flight, the beloved funicular that graced the corner of Hill and Third for over 60 years. What many do not realize is that for 40 years, Bunker Hill residents enjoyed two incline railways in their neighborhood. Unlike Angels Flight, which has become one of the defining images of yesterday's Downtown, Court Flight has become a footnote in the history of the city.

ven the least historically minded Angeleno probably knows about Angels Flight, the beloved funicular that graced the corner of Hill and Third for over 60 years. What many do not realize is that for 40 years, Bunker Hill residents enjoyed two incline railways in their neighborhood. Unlike Angels Flight, which has become one of the defining images of yesterday's Downtown, Court Flight has become a footnote in the history of the city.

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