Huntington Beach Then & Now: 1910's Wooden Pier And Playful Sands

Then // The more things change, the more they remain the same. It's about 1910 or so, and it's a wooden pier that juts 1,000 feet into the sea. But what a perfect place to enjoy a summer day. In just a couple of years, a winter storm would destroy it.

Now // There have been several before this one, but today's concrete pier is a marvel. Built to reflect the style of the 1914 concrete pier, it is also designed to withstand not just massive wave surges, but earthquakes as well.

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