Be sure to check out the Santa Cruz Public library's collection of old photos and the history of Boulder Creek in early movie making. Just use the search for photos option on the website. Also be sure to visit the San Lorenzo Valley Historical Museum across from Video 9 in Boulder Creek!

Boulder Creek - East to west with railroad yards in the foreground. Railroads were an important business in making sure redwood lumber made it to the markets.

A redwood logging ox-team. Redwood trees cut were skidded down over bridges by ox teams.

Southern Pacific Rail Road Company Depot in Boulder Creek The trains also catered to thousands of tourists and others seeking the beauty of the Santa Cruz mountains.

Part of Main Street in Boulder Creek.

Boulder Creek Town Plaza. In the distance can be seen the Boulder Creek High School and Grammar Schools.

Boulder Creek Rail Road Depot.

High School (left) and Grammar School (right) in Boulder Creek.

Boulder Creek Fire Brigade. The fire brigade was important in preserving the town against fire.

Boulder Creek Main Street. Horseless carriages were soon to visit the main street running through Boulder Creek.

Sarmento's Saloon in Boulder Creek. Refreshments and entertainment was available to most people. 

Photographs provided by the San Lorenzo Valley Historical Museum. Visit the Museum across from Video9 on Highway 9 in Boulder Creek. 

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