Photos: Sarasota History
Sarasota's Power Station
This power station was replaced by the FP&L plant located next to the bay between 10th and 12th Streets.
Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Terminal
The Sarasota-Bradenton Airport Terminal under construction.
Selby Yacht in Hudson Bayou
William and Marie Selby's yacht the "Bilma" in Hudson Bayou next to their property at the end of South Palm Avenue.
Shopping on Main Street
Sunshine Springs waterski champion, Dixie Graves is seen shopping on lower Main Street with her ocelot while Christmas shopping. Only in Sarasota!
Siesta Key Post Office
Tarpon Club - a.k.a. Palms Hotel
The Tarpon Club, also known as the Palms Hotel, was a popular winter visitor accomdation.
Tarpon Fishermen at Belle Haven Inn
Tarpon fishing was a major draw to Sarasota in the early 1900s. The two men pictured here caught these beauties in the morning and were ready to pose by the afternoon.
A view of the Thacker Building on upper Main Street adjacent to Lemon Avenue where the SAL train depot once stood.