Images of The Week
Anaheim Bay – 1914
These four photographs provide an almost 180 degree glimpse of Anaheim Landing take from the Pacific Electric tracks ninety-six years ago.
This shot faces north towards where J. H. McGaugh Intermediate School will be built in about forty years. The dock just left from the center was a familiar Anaheim Landing landmark for years.
The photographer turned a bit to his right to give us a nice shot of some homes along the shore of Anaheim Bay. These homes would either be destroyed or moved into Seal Beach when the Navy took over the bay in 1944. Note the man in suspenders taking a break in the sand.
A little more to the right to show some more homes and the marshy area that will someday become the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge.
And finally a view towards what would become the Surfside Colony and Sunset Beach.
We’ll share more historical pictures and photos of Seal Beach as the year progresses. Be sure to check back every Monday for a new Seal Beach image.
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