3 p.m., Dec. 11
Gary Fogel: “John J. Montgomery was the first American to fly, period, here in San Diego, in 1883.”
Posted November 22, 2000
Stories this photo appears in:
William Walker revolution in Baja, Little Lander colony in San Ysidro, creation of the Salton Sea, and the Luman gunfight in Campo
Creation of the Salton Sea Rockwood tried to construct a jetty between the half-mile-long island in the river — soon to be called “Disaster Island” — and the Mexican cut. In theory, log pilings, sand, ...