Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Mystery History



Where are we? And what's happening?

The first person to guess correctly will win a fabulous prize!

I'll have the answer for you on Thursday.

15 comments:

JM in Pasadena said...

It appears to be the Arroyo and the Rose Bowl is under construction.

ben wideman said...

JM beat me to it. Gotta be the Rose Bowl's early beginnings.

Margaret said...

I think it is related to the citrus industry. I think the horse are clearing rubble so that they can begin plowing and planting citrus trees over by Orange grove boulevard.

Petrea said...

I think JM and Ben are right. If we're not building a Rose Bowl we're building a dam.

altadenahiker said...

Oh man, do I have to get up at 5 a.m. to play this? Ok, here's the hail mary: clearing the space for the Raymond Hotel.

Daily Brain scan said...

I've got a bridge I can sell you.

pasadenaadjacent.com said...

Devils Gate dam

Susan C said...

The Rose Bowl sounds plausible, but I can't imagine that they would still be using horse power to break ground in 1920.

Cafe Observer said...

I'm not old enuf to have been around, so I can only come up with an uneducated guess: clearing the way to build either the Ambassador Auditorium or the Mayor's city provided parsonage aka mansion.

Anonymous said...

Ann: Can't help to see that you gave away your own answer in the naming of your picture... Let's redo this again...

Colleen said...

They did use horses to haul dirt when building the Rose Bowl, so that's my guess, too!

D5Rep said...

Definately the Rose Bowl. Next time I'm waking up at 5am on Tuesday

pasadenapio said...

Anonymous: I'm confused. Did I name the picture?

pasadenapio said...

Ooh, Vannia: 5 a.m. is pretty early. Are you sure you want to compete with this crazy crowd? Good luck!

Anonymous said...

If you click scroll over or click your pictures to a new window, the url identifies the name of the pic..