In 1945, after World War II, the Hallmark Fisheries Company began construction of a
575-foot-long pier at Trinidad harbor.
(Photo courtesy Humboldt State University Library-Boyle Collection.)
(To view a closeup picture of the original pier,
This and the previous photo courtesy of the late Chris Christensen.
Postcards of the pier and floating dock from the mid-1950s.
This rare view shows the parking lot for the old Hallmark pier. Note the Trinidad Bay Smoke House
at far right. Judging by the newest car in the picture, this photograph
can be dated to approximately 1955. For you classic car buffs, an 1800 pixels-wide enlargement
can be viewed here
The old pier in 1975. (Photo courtesy Humboldt State University Library-Boyle Collection.)
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