Professor Thaddeus Lowe’s dream is brought back to life by this well-illustrated history of the Mount Lowe Railway and Resort, adapted from the author’s slide show presentation.
An excellent overview of Altadena history from the early 1800’s to the early 1900’s written by a long-time Altadena resident. It features more than 250 historical images including landmarks, streets, homes, maps and more.
Visit the Store page to buy these two titles. We can ship books or you can pick up at the AHS office.
All available copies of Altadena: Between Wilderness and City have been sold, but you are welcome to visit the archives and read the reference copy.
The Altadena Historical Society recruited noted journalist, historian and Altadena resident Michele Zack to write Altadena: Between Wilderness and City.
Published by AHS in 2004, it received an Award of Excellence from the American Association of State and Local History in 2010.