Greta Dutcher,Stephen Rowland's Alameda (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) PDF

By Greta Dutcher,Stephen Rowland

ISBN-10: 0738559539

ISBN-13: 9780738559537

via its many incarnations, Alameda hasn't ever misplaced its allure and talent to attract humans from all walks of lifestyles. initially a peninsula inhabited through local american citizens, it used to be bought via Don Luis Peralta in 1818 and built right into a bed room neighborhood of San Francisco. Alameda turned an island in 1902, and a short while later, it used to be a brand new domestic to many refugees from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and hearth. The Neptune seashore entertainment park attracted travelers who loved the washing, seashores, and rides, making Alameda “the Coney Island of the West.” sleek transportation carried humans and load out and in on ferries, trains, ships, and planes, which landed on the busy Airdrome. The production of the Naval Air Station in 1938 and international struggle II made Alameda an army city. The Nineties introduced Alameda again to its first goal, as a small city among giant towns, its streets covered with sleek Victorians and with a various and energetic population.

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