Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 26 – August 1, 2011

BUILDING OUR MAIN POST OFFICE. JULY 1, 1911. Do note no Veterans Building and note the tall “Victory Pole” over by the Jamba Juice flatiron building. Those Victory Poles proved you were patriotic way back then. photo credit: photo courtesy … Continue reading

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July 18 – 24, 2011

SOQUEL 1955. This is looking east towards Watsonville on Soquel Drive. One of the many times Soquel lost its bridge. photo credit: photo courtesy Covello & Covello Historical photo collection Additional information always welcome: email photo@brattononline.com MARLENE DIETRICH SINGS IN … Continue reading

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July 13 – 19, 2011

HOLY CROSS CHURCH. 1880. That little girl in the photo is Rose Rostron the daughter of C. Aichberg the photographer who took it. This church was dedicated in 1794. It was torn down in 1885. photo credit: photo courtesy Covello … Continue reading

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July 4 – 10, 2011

HORSECAR # 1. Ed Ely at the horse car reins, May 1890. This speedy and dependable public transportation is shown here at Soquel Road and Doyle street. It ran from Ocean Street to Arana Gulch. It was owned and operated … Continue reading

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