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Title
McKesson and Robbins Drug Factory
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Pictured in 1952 is the recently completed McKesson and Robbins warehouse at the corner of Richards Boulevard and Seventh Street. Opened in the fall of 1950 and costing nearly $1,000,000, the facility was designed by the accomplished Sacramento architect Herbert E. Goodpastor and built by Affiliated Engineers and Contractors, Incorporated. Purposed to accommodate the storage and distribution of both drugs and liquor, the 100,000 square foot building was the largest of its kind ever built. Based in San Francisco, McKesson and Robbins celebrated its one hundred year anniversary the same year this photograph was taken.
Type
Image
Identifier
153
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll1/id/1028
Subject
Factories
Warehouses
Pharmaceutical Companies
Wine and Liquor Retailers and Wholesalers
Source
Sacramento Room Photograph Collection

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