The Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach lies directly east of the Port of Los Angeles, and feeds into the same supply line that takes cargo from the ships in containers to the terminal yard in South Los Angeles.

East edge of Terminal Island

East edge of Terminal Island

Terminal Island

Terminal Island

Mostly artificial, Terminal Island was constructed for the Port of Los Angeles over the natural Rattlesnake Island, once a community of Japanese families who were taken from their homes and put into internment camps in 1942.

Terminal Island, and the Port of Los Angeles

Terminal Island, and the Port of Los Angeles

Mostly artificial, Terminal Island was constructed for the Port of Los Angeles over the natural Rattlesnake Island, once a community of Japanese families who were taken from their homes and put into internment camps in 1942.

Staging area for the supply corridor north of San Pedro

Staging area for the supply corridor north of San Pedro

Rail lines come together to form the Trench

Rail lines come together to form the Trench

Submergence

Submergence

Alameda Supply Corridor goes below surface into the Trench - three rail lines moving freight too the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Hobart terminal in South Los Angeles.

The Trench

The Trench

The Trench looking north, along Alameda Street in north Long Beach.

The Alameda Supply Corridor, "The Trench"

The Alameda Supply Corridor, "The Trench"

The Alameda Supply Corridor, "The Trench"

The Alameda Supply Corridor, "The Trench"

The Trench Turns northeast

The Trench Turns northeast

As the rail lines emerge from the Trench, the Alameda Supply Corridor begins to turn east toward the Los Angeles River, and the Container Terminal.

The Alameda Supply Corridor Lookng East

The Alameda Supply Corridor Lookng East

The Alameda Supply Corridor after emerging from the Trench, moving east toward the Los Angeles River.

barden_asc_28_0046.jpg
barden_asc_29_0047.jpg