Arcadia Publishing, 2007 - 127 páginas
The isolation imposed by the sometimes raging Pacific Ocean and breathtaking coastal barrier mountains helped mold the historic personalities of Princeton-by-the-Sea and neighboring Miramar. In the early 1900s, these towns were placed along the Ocean Shore Railroad to attract visitors and settlers from San Francisco to these peaceful shores. Rumrunners, bootleggers, operators of shady roadhouses, and a brazen red-haired madam were characters here in the 1920s. In the 1940s, wind-gnarled fishermen, funky eateries, and a miniature cannery row stood watch over the northern end of the bay, under the stunning rock landmark of Pillar Point. In these pages are the boats, fishermen, buildings, beaches, and personalities that make Princeton-by-the-Sea and Miramar anything but typical Bay Area suburbs.
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Rumrunners and Roadhouses
Idas and a Small Cannery Row
Pioneer Drag Racers and Magnificent Surfers
The New Mavericks
Abalone Factory Amesport artist Michael Bowen Bach Dancing Barbara's Fishtrap Bay Drag Strip beatniks Big Daddy bootleggers booze by-the-Sea California cars Coastside County History Museum Courtesy Jeanne Bogue Courtesy Jerry Koontz Courtesy Larry Teixeira Courtesy Mark Andermahr Courtesy Michael Wong Courtesy Pete Douglas Courtesy R. W. Bruch Courtesy Ron Mangue Courtesy Rosina Gianocca Crab Cottage Dancing and Dynamite Don Garlits drag racers Drag Strip Dynamite Society early Ebb Tide Cafe fish stand fishermen fishing boats Frank Brophy front Half Moon Bay Ida and Ernie Ida's Jeff Clark kids Linda Montalto Patterson Mateo County History Michael Bowen Michael Wong Miramar Beach Moon Bay Airport Moon Bay Drag nearby Ocean Shore Railroad Palace Miramar Hotel Patroni's Wharf photograph Pillar Point Harbor Princeton and Miramar Princeton Packers Princeton-by-the-Sea Prohibition Prudhomme residents restaurant roadhouse rumrunners San Francisco San Mateo County sardines surfing tidal wave two-story Patroni House Walrod whiskey