Newport Beach’s railroad and pier

The pier in Newport Beach also was a railroad station in the 1910’s.  Here’s some pictures and explanations from Jeff Delaney’s book Newport Beach:

The pier/railroad station in Newport Beach, c. 1910

Pier, Newport Beach, c. 1910

Fishermen and strollers were able to enjoy the pier on Sundays, as “nary a wheel turned on the railroad that day.”

Railroad station and long wharf, Newport Beach, c. 1913

Railroad station and long wharf, Newport Beach, c. 1913

These five girls have discovered Dragon Ice Cream, served at the railroad station.

Want more history on the history in the Newport Beach area?  Browse the “Local History” category to view more pictures and history from the past.
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