Posts Tagged ‘E. W. Scripps’

4th May
written by Richard

The City of San Diego today took steps to force the San Diego Electric Railway company to continue railway service on Adams Ave. “War to the limit” on the illegal and unlawful methods of the street car company, which on Saturday night started to tear up its tracks in defiance of the law, was declared at the city hall.  —-San Diego Sun, August 28, 1922.

It was cars versus streetcars in The Battle of Adams Avenue.

A streetcar from the San Diego Electric Railway

4th April
written by Richard

Spalding is perhaps the world’s most recognized name in sporting goods. Less well-known is the man who founded the famous company: Albert Goodwill Spalding, a member of the baseball Hall of Fame, business magnate, and prominent San Diegan.

The story of A. G. Spalding and San Diego.