Monthly Archives: March 2010

Seal Beach Pier Re-Opening – 3/27/1985

It was twenty-five years ago today… It only took a little over two years and lots of volunteer time and donations to rebuild the pier after its destruction from the winter storms of 1983. A quarter of a century ago, … Continue reading

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The Streets Will Crack, The Pipes Will Pop

Images of The Week Earthquake Aftermath – March 11, 1933 I hope you don’t mind more cracks, debris and structural damage.   I thought I had just one more post of earthquake photographs from 1933, but I’ve found enough material … Continue reading

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Outdoor Dining Amidst The Rubble

Image of The Week Police Station – March, 1933 click on the image for a larger view I still have more earthquake photographs from 1933 to share, but I’m swamped this week.  I’ll do my best to post the rest … Continue reading

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Broken Highways, Gun Clubs and Mud Volcanoes

Bonus Images of The Week Bolsa Chica Gun Club and Mud Volcanoes – March 11, 1933 Today is the 77th anniversary of the Long Beach Earthquake, and I’m tossing up a few more bonus images of earthquake damage. The Bolsa … Continue reading

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Now They’re Just More Bricks in The Wall

Images of The Week Zoeter School – March 11, 1933 Thus far, March has brought Seal Beach tsunami warnings, flooding, destroyed piers, and now earthquakes. 77 years ago this Wednesday, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California at 5:54 P.M., … Continue reading

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Pierless Seal Beach

Bonus Image of The Week Seal Beach Pier – March 4th, 1983 To make up for not posting an image last week, I’m offering a bonus photograph this week as an apology.  This also allows me to commemorate the destruction … Continue reading

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Splish Splash

Image of The Week Seal Way Flooded – 1940s After this weekend’s tsunami scare, this week’s image serves as a reminder that coping with flooding has been a proud tradition of living in Seal Beach for years. Click on the … Continue reading

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