Known today as a leading center of technological innovation, Mountain View's modern Silicon Valley landscape hides a rich history stretching back to the 1850s.
About the Author
City planner and Mountain View native Nicholas Perry, author of Images of America: Mountain View, and local photographer Kimberly Chan have combined contemporary photographs with archival images from the Mountain View Historical Association, Mountain View Public Library, and other sources to reveal Mountain View's evolution from stagecoaches to startups.
Table of Contents
1 The Lost Old Town: Early El Camino Real 11
2 Mountain View Station: Castro Street and Vicinity 23
3 Valley of Heart's Delight: Mountain View's Countryside 49
4 Mid-Century Mountain View: Landmarks of the Postwar Boom 63
5 North Bayshore and Moffett Field: Mountain View's Last Frontier 83