Lake Jackson in front of the Colonial Hotel. Notice the railroad tracks.
Lake Jackson has had several diving platforms. This is one of the earlier ones.
Boat racing on Lake Jackson, sponsored by the “Florala Motor Boat Club”.
The Lake Jackson Aqua-Jets Ski Team (ca 60s). Mark Gitenstein, the current US ambassador to Romania (2011), was on the Aqua-Jets ski team (not in picture).
Float Planes on Lake Jackson in 1946. The planes appear to be Curtis SC Seahawks (see below for comparison). “JS” designates the plane being based at Jacksonville Station.
A U.S. Navy Curtiss SC-1 Seahawk sea plane on the sea wall at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida (USA), in 1946.
T33 Shooting Star “stationed” at Lake Jackson
Unidentified person boating on Lake Jackson, likely in 30s.
Gators are always around even if you don’t see them.
Lake Jackson 2012, looking southeast
People who paddled their boats on Lake Jackson in the early 20th century could not have imaged such a craft hovering over their lake!