Tag Archives: 1947

July 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, Aileen Allen and Her Company of California Mermaids gave a diving and swimming exhibition from the Seal Beach pier, both during the afternoon and during the night. These night-time splish splash-capades were probably scheduled to highlight (Ha! … Continue reading

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January 24th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1947, the San Bernardino County Sun’s classified ads listed a 1918 Seagrave Fire Truck for sale from the City of Seal Beach. – Michael Dobkins

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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. May 23rd, … Continue reading

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In A Little Park By The Side Of The Road

Aerial Seal Beach – 1947 click on the image for a larger view This aerial shot provides a topsy-turvy angle on the early days of the Seal Beach trailer park long before it was remodeled in the early 1980s.  You … Continue reading

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Burgers at Night

Seal Beach Burgers – 1947 Here’s a new angle on the burger stand that once stood in front of the Bayside Land Company building at Main Street and Ocean Avenue.  Ocean Avenue runs behind the stand in the darkness.  This … Continue reading

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