I'M NOT SURE I WOULD HAVE figured this one out if Howard hadn't written the answer on the back. Clues to what direction you're facing are at the top of the photo.

It's that other picture from the other week, but from another angle. (I think Alan's talking about #45 -- JF) It's Dallas! From the North. What was that subdivision called? Is that Grossmont Hospital being built over there? It opened around 1955. Not much of Fletcher Parkway in evidence, but Jackson Drive and Murray Manor Elementary are there -- Alan Fedder '69

I'm fairly sure we are looking southwest at the north La Mesa area south of San Carlos near Fletcher Hills. The bottom-most street is Dallas Street bordered by Jackson Dr and the gully, which would become Fletcher Parkway. That "Y" street configuration in the foreground looks like the convergence of Nagel and Santa Streets. Is that the beginnings of Grossmont Hospital on the far left? --
Rodger Gredvig, '64

This picture sure gives us a different prospective -- La Mesa looking from the northeast. The road in the foreground is Dallas, which intersects with Lake Murray Blvd. On the left side of the picture we can see Grossmont High School and Highway 80, which connected to El Cajon Blvd (US 80) and Alvarado Canyon Rd. I figure the picture dates from the early ‘50s
-- Ed Miller 62

San Diego Yacht Club


Frontier Housing

B Street Pier and Lane Field


North La Mesa

Paradise Hills

San Diego Bay to the desert

East San Diego to Point Loma

Lemon Grove

Ocean Beach Pier

Sorrento Valley

East Pacific Beach

Solar Aircraft

Montgomery Field

La Jolla

Balboa Stadium

Amaya Drive

San Diego DMV


More Rancho Drive-In Aerials

San Diego All City Catholic Boys Concert

Lomita Village

Naval Training Center

San Diego/National City

Pacific Beach

San Diego Rowing Club

East San Diego

University City and Clairemont

I-15 Completion

Street & Sons Auto Wrecking

D & H Auto Service

Mystery Aerial

Lake Murray

Rancho Drive-In

Mrs. Conkling's Delivery Truck

Balboa Park

Mission Valley Center

East San Diego (and a lot more)

Blessed Sacrament Church

Balboa Stadium

32nd Street Mothball Fleet

Mission Valley Center West

Ferry Landing

Lindbergh Field

Allied Gardens

32nd Street Quonset Huts

Wabash & Highway 94

Westgate Park

Highway 101 & 80

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