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Title
Ford Motor Co. Mercury Plant, Pico Rivera, looking west
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.
Aerial view of the Ford Motor Company, Mercury Plant site located at 8900 E. Washington Boulevard in Pico Rivera; view is looking west. The plant is located on the corner of Rosemead Boulevard (left corner) and Washington Boulevard (bottom right corner). Rex Rd. is slightly horizontal at middle; Paramount Blvd. is middle right to upper left; the Rio Hondo flows from upper right to top left; AT & SF railroad tracks are horizontally at upper center. The 157-acre manufacturing facility was dedicated on May 6, 1948; the plant closed in 1980 and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 1982. Photograph dated November 4, 1960.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;10 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00102959
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 559-7
CARL0005161386
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/7447
Subject
Ford Motor Company.--Mercury Division
Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Automobile industry and trade--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial facilities--California--Pico Rivera
Manufacturing industries--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial sites--California--Pico Rivera
Industries--California--Pico Rivera
Streets--California--Pico Rivera
Parking lots--California--Pico Rivera
Rivers--California, Southern
Rio Hondo (Calif.)
Pico Rivera (Calif.)--Aerial views
Pico Rivera (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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