Enter stage right: Hunter the T-Rex from the Natural History Museum. Photo by Gary Leonard.
Expo Train Operator Sheila Celestain keeps hold of one-half. Photo by Gary Leonard.
Hunter welcomes the Mayor and a train-full of dignitaries to Expo Park, where dinosaurs roam free but take rail safety very seriously. Photo by Luis Inzunza.
From left, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, with inaugural train operator Carolyn Kelly. Photo: Luis Inzunza
First graders from Science Center School lead officials in the Pledge of Allegiance. Photo: Gary Leonard
Enter stage left: The USC Marching Band. Photo Gary Leonard