Sir Billy, a regular visitor of MCPB sent me an email today. Attached were awesome photos of Cebu during the early part of the century. He said that he saw the photos in DYAB’s blog and that he wasn’t sure who uploaded them. He copied some of the photos because he wanted to let everyone know how Cebu looked like around 50 to 100 years ago.
I’ve seen these awesome photos before (and have also forgotten who originally uploaded them). But, just to make it clear, these photos are not mine. They were just forwarded to me. If you are the owner of these photos and you wish for me to remove them, please let me know right away. I can and will remove them if necessary. Thanks.
The Cebu Harbor
The San Nicholas Church of the Municipality of Dalaguete.
The old Magallanes Street was already very progressive when this photo was taken.
The old Cebu Lumber Co where EMall is now currently standing.
According to the caption, this one is an American clubhouse near Aduana.
This was how the harbor looked like back then.
Check out how grand and respectable our policemen looked even with just their bolos.
The Cebu Provincial Capitol looking really young and fresh.
The oldest street in the Philippines — Colon Street.
View of the old Customs House which is now more popularly known as Malacañan Sa Sugbo
The Fort San Pedro entrance looks exactly the same today.
View of Fort San Pedro. Those guys are standing in the area now occupied by the Post Office.
The Fountain Rotunda. Gorgeous.