July 24 in San Antonio history…

1885
Track laying begins for the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railroad.

1922
The Junior Chamber of Commerce will confer with the mayor and city commissioners this afternoon to settle plans for the proposed swimming pool at San Pedro Park. The site of the pool is known as “swan pond.”

1947
As an emergency solution to the city’s problem of low water pressure, the city water board today urged the public to sprinkle lawns and gardens only on assigned days.  Sunday was left open as a free day for everyone.

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