San Diego


San Diego’s Point Loma in the 1890s

How cool is this old photo from over 115 years ago. It shows Point Loma in San Diego in the late 1890s. Point Loma, San Diego in 1890s Source: Library of Congress


1910 Memorial Day Parade in San Diego

Here is a terrific photo of San Diego from 1910. It shows a Memorial Day parade. U.S. Sailors March in c. 1910 Memorial Day Parade in San Diego, California – Remember Our Heroes May 31, 2010 Source: Sonny Brook Here...


San Diego in 1975

Remember San Diego in the 1970s? This is a series of great photos that we dug up on Flickr. If you’re a fan of San Diego history, check out this book we found on Amazon about the Gaslamp Quarter. Looking...


Inside San Diego Stadium in 1968

This is old San Diego Stadium, commonly known as Jack Murphy Stadium, and today as Qualcomm Stadium. Construction began in 1965 and completed in 1967. The San Diego Chargers of the AFL played their first game in the stadium that...


1940s Photos of San Diego Streetcars

Broadway westbound at 12th What a cool old photo of a San Diego streetcar. This image is from some time in the 1940s. Source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Eastbound on Broadway at 12th Ave. Source: San Diego Metropolitan Transit...


Aerial View of San Diego Bay in 1927

What a stunning photo of a Douglas T2D flying over San Diego in 1927. The T2D was a twin-engined torpedo bomber, which could land both on water and land. 1927 was the first year they were delivered to the U.S....


San Diego and Coronado Beach in 1899

Here are some very rare images of San Diego and Coronado Beach from 1899. Make sure you click on them for a larger version. You can see some fascinating stuff in these. San Diego and Coronado Beach   San Diego...


1880 Bird’s-Eye View of San Diego and Coronado

Check out this cool 1880 bird’s-eye view of San Diego and Coronado. You’re looking at Coronado in the foreground, with San Diego Bay in the middle and San Diego itself in the distance. By 1880, the city of San Diego...


Look at San Diego in the 1910s

Look at San Diego as it looks about 100 years ago. The photo was taken in the 1910s from the roof of the U.S. Grant Hotel. The hotel was built in 1910 by Ulysses S. Grant, Jr. (the son of...