old san diego. san diego downtown in 1886 looking into el cajon from grossmont summit 1909

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  • San Diego Downtown in 1886

  • Looking into El Cajon from Grossmont Summit 1909

  • 1937 Lane Field, the original downtown baseball park at the foot of Broadway.

  • 1898 - Old Town looking west. The airport would soon be in that marsh.. Also MCRD and the Midway area to the right

  • San Diego police officers testing a still in 1930.

  • Sweetwater Dam, dam failure 1930

  • SDPD mary units. Date unknown.

  • SDPD Officers 1915. Note they wear Stars except one who has a Shield

  • Mission Brewery (still standing @ Washington and Kettner) 1916.

  • Aerial of the roller coaster 1927. Notice the absence of W Mission Bay Drive going off to the east.

  • North Island pretty much empty. Looking down from Pt Loma

  • 8 east thru Jacumba, 1918.

  • 4th and D st Downtown.You may notice we no longer have a D st.. Its now Broadway.

  • You can see the underlying wood construction of the Cabrillo Bridge that led to last years fire inside.

  • City Workers laying water pipe and the same pipe is probably still down there serving you right now!

  • The Encinitas train depot, date unknown.

  • Looking toward Corondo and Pt. Loma from downtown. The Hotel Del Coronado is visible in the distance. 1890s.

  • National City High School Baseball Team, Date Unknown.

  • Coronado Yacht Club Date Unknown


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