Photos from the Vault

July 23, 2013

Pismo Beach builds a pier

The pier we see today is not the first one built at Pismo Beach. In 1881, long before the townsite of Pismo Beach had been laid out, a wharf was constructed for shipping crops and asphaltum by boat.

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David Middlecamp


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