Category Archives: Old California

Moss Landing: 1919 First Whale Caught (3 photos)

These 3 fascinating photos were sent to me by reader Carol Harrington: Photo#1: Photo#2: Photo#3:   Advertisements

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Salinas River: 1914 Flood – King City

U.S Mail delivery across Salinas River after 1914 flood, King City, California:

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Carmel: Old Custom House

Is this a joke? Looks more like an outhouse. Love the dapper gent in the photo!

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Boulder Creek: 1910 Cemetery Map

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Public Library, Special Collections.

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Santa Cruz: 1879 “Surf” Editor Photo

This trippy photo of the Editor of the Santa Cruz Surf, a local newspaper in the 1800’s, came from the 1879 book “Santa Cruz County California”.

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Santa Cruz: 1921 Santa Cruz Stage Co.

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San Francisco: 1906 Quake and Fire Images

See images of San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire. (My grandfather and great grandfather were there and watched it all from the hills above.) http://www.historypin.com/collections/view/id/10209225/title/1906%20Earthquake%20and%20Fire

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Old Postcards: California Collection

Great link to old California postcard collection: http://www.historypin.com/collections/view/id/10445096/title/Historic%20Postcards%20of%20California

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