On The Other Side Of The Tracks

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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And finally a view towards what would become 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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2 Responses to On The Other Side Of The Tracks

  1. Carla Watson says:

    Thanks again, Mike for all of these wonderful pictures. I would love to have seen Seal Beach
    96 years ago. The first time I visited Seal Beach was 51 years ago and I was so impressed with
    the rolling waves and the clear blue water.
    Looking forward to all of your posts.

    Mahalo nui loa,
    Carla Watson

  2. Anonymous says:

    I came across what appears to be the original plans from1914 for the development of what is now known as Seal Beach.

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