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Eastern Avenue and 61st Street, Central Manufacturing District, looking northwest
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Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Kelly, Howard D
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Robert Gair Co., Inc., purchased the Angelus Paper Box Co. in 1954 at a cost of $3,618,000. The Angelus Paper box Co. operated two plants, a main plant located at 6001 S. Eastern Avenue, and a smaller plant near 61st and Avalon Boulevard. After the purchase, the two units operated as Angelus Paperbox Co,, Division of the Robert Gair Co., Inc.
Aerial view of Robert Gair Co. Inc., located within the Central Manufacturing District, on Eastern Avenue between 61st to the south and Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe tracks to the north. A water tower in middle of plant (visible on middle left) reads, "L.A. Paper Box and Board Mills". View is looking northwest, with the AT & SF tracks running slightly horizontally through the center; plant is in the foreground (large white buildings); Eastern Avenue runs diagonally toward the right; 61st Street runs diagonally toward the left. Photograph dated November 22, 1955.
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
GPC_b22_f1_i14 (Photographic print); KHAF 218-4
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Central Manufacturing District (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Industrial facilities--California--Commerce
Railroad tracks--California--Commerce
Paper mills--California--Commerce
Commerce (Calif.)
Commerce (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
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