Photos from the Vault

November 20, 2013

Below the Morro Bay Power Plant

The early 1950s was an era of rapid growth in California, and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. built a gas-powered electric plant in Morro Bay to help keep up with demand.

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David Middlecamp


Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at .