Tag Archives: Red Car

April 11th in Seal Beach History

The final promotion to bring San Bernardino folk to Seal Beach Continue reading

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April 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, Seal Beach held an official ground-breaking ceremony for the 12 block long and hundred foot wide park between the lanes of Electric Avenue. The ceremony was held at 8th and Electric Avenue, and a full day of … Continue reading

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April 2nd in Seal Beach History

When the red car jumped the tracks on Main Street 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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August 6th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1904, the Pacific Electric Railway ran this advertisement in the Los Angeles Times. This was only the second PE ad to mention the newly named Bay City and Anaheim Landing as destinations (The first ad was a holiday spread … Continue reading

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August 2nd in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1914, the Santa Ana Register ran this ad for the new “Atlantic City of the West” — Seal Beach! By now, we’re all familiar with the Seal Beach booster pitch: incredible real estate opportunities, safe beach, fun … Continue reading

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Stan Berry at The Red Car Museum – 8/25/2012

Some of our most popular posts have featured historical photographs of Seal Beach police officers. These have come to us through the generosity of Stan Berry, a local expert on the Seal Beach Police Department and The Seal Beach Fire … Continue reading

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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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Small Town From Above

Aerial Seal Beach – 1938 click on the image for a larger view Here’s a nice long view of Seal Beach looking north in 1938.  You can see the homes and buildings of Anaheim Landing six years before the Naval … Continue reading

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On The Other Side Of The Tracks

Images of The Week Anaheim Bay – 1914 These four photographs provide an almost 180 degree glimpse of Anaheim Landing take from the Pacific Electric tracks ninety-six years ago. Click on the image for a larger view This shot faces … Continue reading

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