Alton before the interchange

Frank Luther's Cash Store, Alton (Peter Palmquist)

I went down to visit my parents in Santa Rosa this weekend and passed through Alton.

It doesn’t look much like this anymore.

Alton 1893


Alton, 1920 (Peter Palmquist)

4 Responses to Alton before the interchange

  1. Ross Rowley says:

    Lynn, the Spesert spelling is correct on the 1914 photo. It was taken either by my Great Uncle Frank Spesert, or my grandmother Mary Spesert Rowley, commercial photographers in Rohnerville during that time period.

  2. […] HEREĀ  are some more Alton pics. You know, just for […]

  3. […] It is actually pretty easy to recognize this spot, as it is still the location where Hwy 101 crosses the Van Duzen River just south of Alton. […]

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