Tag: Olongapo City

Two ex Roads to the Dizon Mine

Zf164. The Rocky, Monolith Peak or Peaks of Mount Balakibok. This peak or these peaks are prominent visible from just about anywhere in Olongapo. The Kalaklan Ridge leads to the peaks and a road and power lines to the Dizon Mine run along the ridge. The power lines are gone now and the road is […]

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The U.S.M.C. Patrolling Subic Bay 1907 to 1911

Ze810. U.S. Marines patrolling, hiking in the Naval Reservation around the Olongapo Naval Station circa 1909. On this event wet boots are called for. This picture came from the Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis Picture Collection in the U.S.M.C. Archives. ————————————- Early last century, during the Spanish-American War which extended into the Philippine-American War the U.S.M.C […]

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The U.S.M.C. Maquinaya Firing Range 1902 to 1910. Bo. Barretto now!

Ze788. The USMC Firing Range at Maquinaya in 1908. The river in this valley still has that Maquinaya name today but the area is now Barrio Barretto. My house, today, is near were the targets were. This picture came from the Earl Hancock “Pete” Ellis Picture Collection in the U.S.M.C. Archives. ————————————- Early last century, […]

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Kalaklan Point & SBFZ Kalaklan Gate area 2019-03-14

Ze419. (-01) I start this album with 5 maps or images; this is a recent Google Earth image of the Kalaklan Point area in Olongapo and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ) Kalaklan Gate area. ———————————————– On this walk, the 14th of March 2019 I first took some pictures of the Kalaklan Point area in […]

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Barretto, Maquinaya, WWII

Zc728. This is a 1930 image of the Navy Rifle Range (a better description would be to call it the Marine Corps Rifle Range) located in the area called Maquinaya, This area became Barrio Barretto. The river is still called Maquinaya River. This picture was provided by my Marine friend Bert Caloud. ——————————– Barrio Barretto, […]

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Subic Bay with CV41 after1980 from DVIC.

Zc665. ID: DNST8400333. A port quarter view of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) being maneuvered into Alava Pier by four tugs. This is a good shot into the Gordon Heights Valley. Date Shot: 14 SEP 1981 Camera Operator: PHCS STEVEN HARRIS —————————————– Page description: These pictures are about the Naval Base Subic Bay […]

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Subic Bay & Olongapo 1981 from DVIC.

Zc548. DVIC ID: DNST8201704 An aerial view which includes part of the Naval Base, Subic Bay, the city of Olongapo , bottom right, and the bridge that is built over the canal to join the two communities. Date Shot: 28 AUG 1981 Camera Operator: PHC LARRY FOSTER ——————- These pictures are about the Naval Station […]

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