2 images. Seal Beach sand walls ...Double rows of sand barricade beach apartment houses from threatening sea, but hide view ...Beach is getting narrower year by year from erosion, 20 February 1952. James W. Alexander, 9, walking on sand.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1952-02-20. Reporter: Phister will phone 2/21. Assignment: Seal Beach sand walls. 92, 93, 84, 85: Double rows of sand barricade beach apartment houses at Seal Beach from threatening sea. But the high sand cuts off the view. Now everybody's mad at everybody. Boy in photo is James W. Alexander, 9 years, of 1515 West Ocean Avenue, Seal Beach, who has lived in Seal Beach 8 years and seen beach get narrower year by year from erosion".