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Title
Pioneer Flintkote Plant, Vernon, looking northeast
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1960
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Pioneer Flintkote are manufacturers of asphalt and paper products such as roofing tiles and fiberboard. This site has seen many unfortunate events through the years: An asphalt vat explosion and fire occurred in 1953; a fire swept through thousands of bales of cardboard and fiberboard in 1955; and a steam explosion occurred at the paper plant in 1957.
Aerial view of Pioneer Flintkote, located at 5500 S. Alameda Street (diagonally at lower left), between 52nd St. and 55th St. (bottom left to middle right) in the Central Manufacturing District of Vernon; view is looking northeast. California Milling Corp., located at 1861 E. 55th St., is across the street from Pioneer Flintkote; Santa Fe Ave. is middle right to upper left. Photograph dated July 12, 1960.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;10 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00102899
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 540-8
CARL0005159475
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/7354
Subject
Flintkote Company
Industrial facilities--California--Vernon
Paper products industry--California--Vernon
Paper industry--California--Vernon
Industrial sites--California--Vernon
Warehouses--California--Vernon
Industries--California--Vernon
Streets--California--Vernon
Parking lots--California--Vernon
Vernon (Calif.)--Aerial views
Vernon (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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