10 Rare Catalina Images

9.  Captain Banning Driving First Stagecoach

The original way to see Catalina Island and get to Two Harbors was by stagecoach. This is a photograph of Captain Banning driving the first stagecoach around Santa Catalina Island in the late 1800’s. The stage was led by a six-horse team. There were several stops along the way including Eagles Nest of which an old building can be seen to this very day.

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April 20, 2018
Wrigley never "bought" Catalina Island. He bought controlling interest of the Santa Catalina Island Company.

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