The Pacific Electric Railway operated in the streets of Los Angeles between 1901 and 1961. The Hollywood Cars first hit the rails in the 1920s. The largest stock in the fleet, Pacific Electric operated 160 of the Hollywood Cars at the height of their service.
A real Hollywood Car in operation (photo from Metro Transportation Library and Archive)
More images of the model, as well as LDD screenshots and photos of the original sketch model can be found on Flickr.
EDIT: The link doesn't seem to have worked. The Flickr set is at
I have submitted the model to LEGO Cuusoo. If you like the model, you can vote for it at:
Edited by TJJohn12, 26 December 2011 - 05:25 AM.