Flood of 1939 Cabo San Lucas

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Flood of 1939 Cabo San Lucas

Photo courtesy Maria Faustina Wilkes Ritchie

September 15, 1939. The previous night a great gust of water fell through the mountains that opened the course of the Salto de San Nicolás stream, destroying the town of Cabo San Lucas, not only destroyed the town but also drowned 5 people, in this house a mass offered by Father Daniel Zabala had been officiated, the neighbors gathered, praying for the ranches and for them, since it had been raining for several days, the great consternation was that 3 “snakes” of water loaded into the sea, through the town. Wilkes Family House Ceseña my grandparents, are the people. Mr. Ezequiel Araiza mail chauffeur that car was tied to an acasia tree, my father, Paco WILKES Ceseña, THE FATHER AND THE BELLA TĪA CHAYO AND TORRAS people. Current location  is near  Arre Mango, dowtown Cabo San Lucas.

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15 de Septiembre 1939. La noche anterior cayó por la sierra una gran tromba que abriø el cauce del arroyo del Salto de San Nicolás arrasando el poblado de Cabo San Lucas, no solo destruyø el pueblo sino que también se ahogaron 5 personas, en esta casa se había oficiado una misa ofrecida por el padre Daniel Zabala,se reunieron los vecinos orando por las rancherías y por ellos ya que tenía lloviendo en forma pertináz varios días la consternación tan grande es que 3″culebras” de agua cargaron en el mar pasando a través del pueblo. Casa de la Familia Wilkes Ceseña mis abuelos, son las personas el Sr Ezequiel Araiza chofer del correo ese carro fué atado a un arbol de acasia, mi papæ Paco WILKES, EL PADRE Y LA BELLA TĪA CHAYO Y Torras personas. Ubicaciøn actual por Arre mango.

Photo courtesy Maria Faustina Wilkes Ritchie

Puerto Vallarta Ferry Cabo Harbor 1975

Puerto Vallarta Ferry Cabo Harbor 1975

Puerto Vallarta Ferry Cabo Harbor 1975

1975, In its first arrivals the Ferry on its route from Puerto Vallarta (non-existent service) to the bottom of Hotel Finisterra which opened in 1967
Marina of Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Photo by courtesy of René Cota Bertín  p / Minisuper MANDY facebook

Cabo San Lucas Fishermen 1970

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Cabo San Lucas Fishermen on Medano Beach 1970

Photos © 1970  by Edward Carriveau

Fishermen with their Pangas and catch on Medano Beach circa 1970, near Hacienda Beach Resort Cabo San Lucas.

More images by  Edward Carriveau 1970

 

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Arch at Lands End 1910

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The Arch at Lands End  Cabo San Lucas 1911

 Panoramic view of Lands End Cabo San Lucas.  Photo by Javier Cota 1910.

Panoramic view of Lands End Cabo San Lucas from The Schooner “ALBATROSS” Photo by Javier Cota 1910. Post card shows the date of 1911.

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