This Date in Seal Beach History
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Tag Archives: Long Beach Earthquake
A Seal Beach founding father, a Pacific Electric red car, and sabotage! Continue reading
safe bathing for mankind, especially the women and little children Continue reading
Meet Dagmar Schmidt – Seal Beach’s lady constable Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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