Category Archives: Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek: Then and Now

Then – ca. 1918 Berry Falls, Big Basin State Park, Boulder Creek: Now 2014:

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Boulder Creek: Bracken Brae Bridge

Is this the Bracken Brae bridge in Boulder Creek? Courtesy of Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH.) Front of postcard:

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Boulder Creek: 1982 Fire Dept Photo

New rescue truck for Boulder Creek Fire. Article Courtesy of SCPL Special Collections (Santa Cruz Public Library.)

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Boulder Creek: 1910 Cemetery Map

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Public Library, Special Collections.

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Boulder Creek: Drive-In Theater 1953

This drive-in theater was at the corner of Moon Dr. and Hwy 236. It closed after 3 years.

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Vintage Photo: Boulder Creek Gas Station – 1954

Cress Station Boulder Creek, CA 1954 Corner of Hwy 9 and Hwy 236 “Best Service Around.” Ken Stone Photos.

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Boulder Creek: Starview Drive-In, 1953

This drive-in theater was at the corner of Moon Dr. and Hwy 236. It closed after 3 years.

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Old Photos, Local History, Railroad, Powder Works and More!

This is one of the coolest blogs I’ve come across so far. It’s FILLED with historic photos and info about local railroads in and around Felton and Santa Cruz, the California Powder Works, Santa Cruz Beach and Casino Station, the … Continue reading

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1905 Boulder Creek – Immense Beam of Redwood

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Cottrell’s Store – San Lorenzo – 1870’s?

Does anyone know anything about this store? I’m told it was in Boulder Creek.

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Disaster Diary – Deadly Mudslide (Probably 1982)

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1905 San Lorenzo Valley Real Estate Ad

I believe this ad speaks for itself. It’s from a local newspaper called the Mountain Echo. Boulder Creek, Calif. 1905

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Stewart St. Boulder Creek

Alfred and Cordelia Stewart, seen here in this photo, built a cabin in Boulder Creek in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. They lived out their days in that cabin. Alfred died in 1908 and is buried with other family … Continue reading

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Snow In Boulder Creek – circa 1950’s

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Disaster Diary: RV Bear Creek Rd. Boulder Creek – circa 1982

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Disaster Diary: 1989 Earthquake Blue Ridge Dr, Boulder Creek

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Disaster Diary – Boulder Creek slide – Jamison Creek Rd.

This undated photo may have been from 1982.

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