Browers free members dating org dating for persons with disabilities
1875)* - View of Santa Monica and bay showing the road and wharf of the Los Angeles & Independence Railroad, about 1875.
Jones, however, encountered financial problems stemming from his mines drying out.The first lots in Santa Monica were sold on July 15, 1875.*^ The land was auctioned on July 15, 1875 by the San Francisco Office of the Santa Monica Land Company.The advantages of Santa Monica were emphasized, particularly the superiority of its harbor over that of San Pedro.* The lots sold for 0 and 0.He reluctantly sold the Los Angeles and Independence to Collis P.Huntington's Southern Pacific Railroad on July 1, 1877 for 5,000.*#* Click HERE for more on the Los Angeles and Independence Railroad.
Baker also bought a half interest in Rancho Boca de Santa Monica. Jones bought a half interest in Baker's property in 1874.*^ To make the town marketable, Jones built a 16-mile rail line between the Santa Monica Bay waterfront and downtown Los Angeles, naming it the Los Angeles and Independence Railroad.