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By Frank M. Roseman,Peter J. Watry Jr.

In 1868, Frank Kimball and his brothers bought a 26,000-acre Mexican land provide rancho within the San Diego quarter. the world comprised the present-day groups of nationwide urban, Bonita, and the western half Chula Vista. Kimball constructed nationwide urban first and secured a department of the Santa Fe Railway. The railroad corporation financed the construction of within reach Sweetwater Dam, hence permitting the improvement of Chula Vista in 1888 as a deliberate agricultural group. Chula Vista remained as deliberate till global battle II while the coming of Rohr airplane company triggered a inhabitants growth that might proceed even after the struggle, growing the fascinating "bedroom group" that Chula Vista is today.

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