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Community Memories

Tractor pulls road grader near Fuerte Elementary School

Tractor pulls road grader near Fuerte Elementary School

Share your El Cajon story or photos with us at celebrate@elcajon100.com and be a part of the preservation of City History!

El Cajon celebrated 100 Years of Incorporation as a City from November 2012- November 2013. We continue to honor the people who have made and continue to make El Cajon the Valley of Opportunity.  The following stories have been sent to us to share with everyone in our community:

 

Gillespie Field Video and Slideshow courtesy of the San Diego County Airports

 

Winning the Silver Pigskin Award in 2005 - by Edward Muheize

El Cajon Centenarians – Robert Eichhorst, Helen Looney, and Kathryn Dodson Benson.

El Cajon Theater – by Anonymous

I am El Cajon Essay

Cajon Speedway Track History - by Bob Garner

 

 
Olaf's son does horse trick

Roy Wieghorst, son of artist Olaf Wieghorst completing one of his daring tricks

 

 

 

 

El Cajon Speedway

El Cajon Speedway – 1976
Photographer: Marty Wells
Left to right: Lance Onnen (President of El Cajon Valley Jaycees), Pat McIntyre (1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977 El Cajon Stock Car Racing Assn super stock champion, Warren Norris (1976 El Cajon Stock Car Racing Assn President), Earle Brucker Jr. (Cajon Speedway track promoter).

 

B.F. and Laura McKinney with his auto

B.F. and Laura McKinney with his Auto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abraham Muheize wins the Silver Pigskin Award  in 2005

Abraham Muheize wins the Silver Pigskin Award playing football for El Cajon Valley High School in 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Share your El Cajon story or photos with us at celebrate@elcajon100.com and be a part of the preservation of City History!