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L.A. union station celebrates 70th year

May 4, 2009 6:23:48 AM PDT
The Los Angeles Union Station is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.L.A. city officials joined with representatives of Amtrak onMonday morning to mark the occasion. They stood in front of the Art Deco landmark, known as America's last great railway station.

Union Station was built in 1939 to consolidate the passenger terminals of three different railways.

It was declared an historical monument in 1972.

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