Visitors at Carlsbad, c. 1890, presumably to partake of the community’s fabled mineral water. The large Carlsbad Hotel is visible in the background. Unfortunately by the time the new hotel opened its doors in 1887 much of the Carlsbad land boom had turned to bust.
Broadside proclaiming “The First Grand Railroad Excursion” to Carlsbad, Wednesday, April 11, 1888.
The Alverson family posed in front of their Carlsbad home in 1898.
The Schutte home would later become the Twin Inns, one of Carlsbad’s most popular landmarks.
THE PHOTOGRAPHS are from the San Diego History Center’s Title Insurance and Trust Collection.