Tag Archives: First Street

February 20th In Seal Beach History

The steam plant gets a spur. Continue reading

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February 6th In Seal Beach History

The Seal Beach city council considers many things. Continue reading

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January 14th In Seal Beach History

We’re dredging up some local history and using it to fill this post. Continue reading

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September 12th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Los Angeles region experienced a series of power failures, plunging parts of the city into darkness. The first outage struck at 1:32 a.m. An emergency power plant near downtown Los Angeles restored power to some … Continue reading

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September 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1945, Phillip A. Stanton, founder of Seal Beach and Huntington Beach, died at the age of 77. – Michael Dobkins

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August 22nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1926, the 7:15 p.m. Pacific Electric red car west bound on the Seal Beach to Long Beach line made an unexpected detour at First Street and Ocean Avenue.  Normally, the red car would continue across the … 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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Demolition Plant

Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1967 One of our more popular posts featured the power plant that once dominated the Seal Beach landscape on First Street. Seal Beach resident Joyce Kucera just recently rediscovered her home … Continue reading

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Powerful Photos

Images of The Week Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1925 to 1967 Miss me?  It’s been almost three weeks since the last post, and real life is still interfering with my weekly chores here.  With luck, … Continue reading

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