The Palo Alto, known as the Cement Ship. The Palo Alto was purchased by the Cal-Neva Company in 1930 and towed to Seacliff Beach. A 600-foot pier was built to connect the ship to the shore. For two years the ship was an amusement center with a swimming pool, ballroom, restaurants and carnival concessions.
Date: ca. 1930
Place: Seacliff State Beach
Source of Information: Clark. p. 69-70.
Original size: 4 3/4" x 9 3/4"
This photograph is the property of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries, California.