The vantage point for this image is similar to that of
the photo on the previous page in this series, but the camera is focused
here more on the curves of the inbound rails, and less on the downtown
skyline. The purple streetcar had finished executing the twists that
took it onto Westlake Ave. N, and the next few blocks are straight running
along that street. The are four stations along Westlake before the
tracks merge to one for the final block in center city.
A block or so ahead, in an area soon to be completely redeveloped, is
Westlake & Mercer, a stop yet to receive corporate sponsorship.
A bit of the service station pictured in the last image is visible; that
business, and some other buildings in this scene have since been