Monthly Archives: October 2010

Making The Grade

Main Street Mondays – May 1913 Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting … Continue reading

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95th Seal Beach Founders Day Parade

Electric Avenue Greenbelt – October 10, 2010 Missed today’s parade?  Here’s thirteen minutes of shaky video highlights from the event.  In 2105, this footage will be re-discovered on an ancient server and given future local historians startling insights into the … Continue reading

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Faces in the Crowd

Fridays on The Pier – 1920 The Seal Beach pier has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Friday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting an … Continue reading

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Mermaids and Jewel Thieves

The Bay Theatre – 1955 This image comes to us care of a past Seal Beach resident, Bob Robertson. The photo was taken by Bob’s father, Bill Robertson, owner of the Seal Beach Post and Wave newspaper. click on the … Continue reading

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East Side, Before and After

Aerial Seal Beach – 1936 and 1947 We’re doing things a little different in today’s aerial photos.  Instead of presenting just one aerial photo,  we’d like to highlight the contrast between two similar shots taken eleven years apart. This is … Continue reading

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Professor Cairo is Coming

The Joy Zone – Early 1916 click on the image for a larger view It’s late 1915 0r early 1916 in a new city named Seal Beach,  and workers are busy constructing a new amusement strip along the beach to … Continue reading

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Bait, Tackle, Cafes, Liquor and Cocktails

Main Street Mondays – 1940s Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting a … Continue reading

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That Colossal Wreck, Boundless and Bare

Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1967 Today’s post is a companion piece to this earlier post featuring film footage of the steam plant being demolished in 1967.  Joyce Kucera, who provided the footage in the earlier … Continue reading

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20 Hamburgers at One Sitting

Seafarer – 1950s This image comes to us care of a past Seal Beach resident, Bob Robertson. The photo was taken by Bob’s father, Bill Robertson, owner of the Seal Beach Post and Wave newspaper.  Bob’s brother, Bill once owned … Continue reading

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Sunday On The Pier With Kopf

Fridays on The Pier – April 11, 1915 The Seal Beach pier has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Friday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be … Continue reading

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