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Photo taken during closing of the Sunset Line & Twine Company in Petaluma, Calif. in Dec. 2006. Sunset manufactured braided cords and lines for the hardware, marine and other markets out of the same building since 1940, when Art Agnew relocated the company to its Petaluma location. The company also supplied the parachute line that eased the Gemini and Apollo missions back to earth. After the business fell on hard times, the business was sold to Kraft Tools and the Petaluma operations ultimately closed. Some of the machinery was shipped to Kraft's plant in Shawnee, Kans. in Dec. 2006. The remaining machinery was auctioned off in Aug. 2007 and the building was slated for conversion to condominiums. GNIS Exact geocoding 17 Jeff Kan Lee is a photojournalist for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Title supplied by cataloger. Original digital photograph taken Dec. 7, 2006. Print made Jan. 26, 2007 Sonoma County Advertising Grant (2008-2009) Grant provided to the Sonoma County Library through the Sonoma County Advertising Program High resolution master image (600ppi) RGB Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
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Color photographs Business and Industry Agnew, John Michael, 1943- Sunset Line & Twine Company (Petaluma, Calif.) Petaluma (Calif.)--Buildings, structures, etc Historic buildings Industrial buildings Mills and mill-work
2001 - 2010
United States California Sonoma Petaluma Jefferson Street 450 Jefferson Street, Petaluma, California 38.236392,-122.63114