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Title
Ford Motor Co., Mercury Plant, Washington and Rosemead, Pico Rivera
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
1956
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 Ford Motor Company, Mercury Plant site located at 8900 E. Washington Boulevard and Rosemead Boulevard in Pico Rivera; view is possibly looking south. The Rio Hondo runs vertically along the right. The 157-acre manufacturing facility was dedicated on May 6, 1948 and ground was broken on March 23, 1956. The plant closed in 1980 and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 1982. Photograph dated March 27, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00089240
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 258-3
CARL0004947154
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/4911
Subject
Ford Motor Company.--Mercury Division
Automobile industry and trade--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial facilities--California--Pico Rivera
Manufacturing industries--California--Pico Rivera
River channels--California--Pico Rivera
Industrial sites--California--Pico Rivera
Industries--California--Pico Rivera
Rivers--California, Southern
Pico Rivera (Calif.)
Pico Rivera (Calif.)--Aerial views
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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