Ryan C.

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The new Monrovia Gold Line station has been a recent interest of mine. The platform is adjacent to the old Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway depot. The Santa Fe depot was built in 1923 to replace a wooden structure that was built in 1886 by the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley Railroad. This station was one of many stops along the westward expanding railroad system. It remained in service until 1972, and has… Read More

I woke up early this morning and couldn’t fall back to sleep. I decided to head out and see what predawn had to offer. My first stop was the newly opened Metro Gold Line station in Monrovia. I wanted to shoot towards the sunrise, but couldn’t find a decent vantage point facing East. So, I settled for a spot facing West overlooking the tracks.