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A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing
A Metro man from a transit family wants the lines to keep growing

Arthur F. Leahy, a Navy sailor, came home to Los Angeles after World War II and settled back into his job as a streetcar operator for the L.A. Railway. He was assigned to Division 3 in Cypress Park, where the "Yellow Car" operators included women who'd been recruited during the war. Leahy had an eye for one of those women: a Kentucky transplant named Janie Weir. They married and had two sons, and just as the caboose follows the engine, the boys followed their parents into transit. Mike is now retired, but Arthur T. Leahy is still going, and his journey has been a remarkable one. He went from driving a bus to riding an elevator to the top of the L.A. Metro headquarters at...

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