Brian found these old postcards of the Pasadena area.
For anyone that knows the area, it has changed a great deal since these photographs were taken:
Aeroplane view of Sierra Madre looking northeast with Kersting Court in center of view, circa 1914
Sierra Madre’s “Pioneer Days” parade passing through Kersting Court, 1948
Red Car and P.E. Station in Kersting Court with Hotel Shirley in background, 1909
Members of Sierra Madre’s first tennis club. View is north near Lima Avenue with Pinney House in background, 1889
View north on Baldwin from Central Avenue at the turn of the century
View southwest on Kersting Court, circa 1930
Outing party near top of Mountain Trail Avenue prior to heading up Wilson’s Trail, circa 1886
View north on Baldwin Avenue with original Ascension Church at right and “Carter Hia” in center, 1887
View west on Central Avenue (present Sierra Madre Boulevard) with public library on left, circa 1890
Sierra Madre Cigar Factory and Town Hall. View northeast from Baldwin and Central, circa 1895
Vista from Carter property showing western Sierra Madre and Pasadena, 1911
” Carterhia ” Residence of N.C. Carter Sierra Madre, Cal.
All images courtesy of the Sierra Madre Historical Society, 1988