1885, Third Street, San Bernardino

Above is an 1885 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of San Bernardino's 3rd Street.

The Mormon names of the north-south streets are being changed to letters of the alphabet.

In the upper left is the Waters and Brinkmeyer's Opera House, built in 1882.

In the lower right is the Starkes Hotel, the first two story brick hotel in town.

Notice the abundance of drug stores and artesian wells.