Pomona Avenue in Brea, 1918. Note the Brea Electric sign on the far left.
1919 Brea Electric ad, "Let us demonstrate in your home."
"The store where their word is good as GOLD."
Brea's finest moment: Babe Ruth & Walter Johnson play in a 1924 exhibition game at the Brea Bowl. That's five years after Brea Electric had already been in business!
There's still an entire box of these 30's-era Brea Electric business cards at Brea Electric's shop.
L-R: Unknown; Ted Craig, Former Speaker of the California State Assembly; Ralph Barnes, Owner of Ralph E. Barnes Insurance Co.; Frank Holly, Owner, Brea Electric Co.; Clarence Schwartz, President, Oilfields National Bank
Frank & Lenore Holly's two sons, Don & Dick, circa 1950. A then two-lane Imperial Highway can be seen in the background.
"Specialists in Color TV Service"
Brea Electric's 1952 Ford Step Side pick up truck.